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November 15, 2012

AARC Congress 2012: It's a Wrap!
The AARC’s 58th International Convention & Exhibition concluded earlier this week in New Orleans, and attendees left town with a wealth of information they can put to use back home. If you weren’t able to attend (or would just like to relive the experience), scroll through the great meeting coverage in our Online Congress Gazette. Here’s what you’ll find:

  • Daily reports on Congress activities
  • A Congress Scrapbook with pictures posted by attendees
  • A Twitter feed with real time comments from those who were there
  • A video of John J. Nance’s inspiring keynote address on patient safety
  • A link to more great videos on our YouTube channel Upgrades Ahead
We’re upgrading portions of our website this weekend, beginning Friday, Nov. 16 at noon. We hope to be up and back in business by Monday morning. If you need to pay your dues, register for a course, buy a product or enter your AARC Congress CRCEs, you may want to do it today or wait until Monday for an updated ecommerce experience!

AARC Congress 2013: Submit RPFs Now Through Dec. 21
Congress 2012 may have just ended, but we’re already looking ahead to Congress 2013 in Anaheim next Nov. 16–19. Click on the link to submit proposals for topics by Dec. 21—and start brainstorming ideas for Open Forum abstracts as well. The abstract submission deadline is June 1.

RC Week Recap
AARC members celebrated big during the week of Oct. 21–27, and we have the evidence to prove it. Check out our recap to see what your fellow members did to make RC Week 2012 one of the best yet.

AARC Supports Patients’ Rights to Access Medical Test Results
The AARC has gone on record in support of patients’ rights to access their medical tests. The Association just joined more than 600 other organizations in signing on to a letter to HHS asking that a proposed rule to expand these rights be finalized.

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