2014 Annual Scientific Meeting
Register today for the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM).
Join ISIS at the leading spine intervention meeting! The ISIS ASM is known in the specialty for offering unsurpassed evidence-based educational presentations and ample time for networking with colleagues and industry leaders.
This year’s agenda was created to allow attendees to maximize their CME earnings while minimizing time away from their practice. In addition to the meeting’s General Session, the ASM will include:
• Seven additional offerings
• Multiple networking events
• 5K run/walk for research
• Sold-out exhibit hall
The ISIS annual meetings are the place to be. We’ll see you there!
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Florida
July 30 – August 3, 2014
For additional 22nd ASM information click HERE.
7/31/2014 ESI Update
To review the ESI Safety Recommendations passed by the Multi-Society Pain Workgroup (MPW) please click here. A manuscript is currently being developed for publication.
Update on ISIS Response to FDA Statement on ESIs
In response to the FDA statement released on April 23rd, addressing the safety and effectiveness of epidural steroid injections.
ISIS feels that the alert was misleading in its message regarding the safety of epidural steroid injections and contained inaccuracies regarding the effectiveness of this procedure.
The statement was released by the regulatory division of the FDA and not the FDA Safe Use Initiative (SUI). The FDA SUI has been working with physician experts from multiple organizations, including several ISIS leaders, over the past two years to help create a set of expert recommendations for the safe administration of epidural steroid injections. It is important to note that the release of the April 23 statement by the FDA regulatory branch was unilateral and unbeknownst to the panel of experts working with the SUI on epidural steroid injections. Following the release of this statement, the SUI expert panel, in collaboration with the FDA staff supporting the Safe Use Initiative, decided to involve the 14 societies represented on the Multi-Society Pain Workgroup (MPW) to craft a set of consensus recommendations for the safe administration of epidural steroid injections... Read More
ISIS OFFERS GROUP PURCHASING TO MEMBERS FOR INCREDIBLE SAVINGS!
After thoroughly investigating numerous options, in response to the vexing single dose vial issues and escalating supply costs, the ISIS leadership is happy to announce the formation of a unique partnership with PedsPal, a national physician Group Purchasing Organization, or GPO. Working with ISIS, PedsPal has structured a discount program that is only available to ISIS members. The program is specifically targeted to offer the best pricing on the medications, equipment and supplies that are most important to you. As an example, through the GPO plan, Omnipaque 240 mg/50 ml can be purchased as low as $4.37 per vial. MORE...