X-Ray Consultants Radiologist Edward Yang, M.D., Appointed to Local Health Network, National Radiology Committee

X-Ray Consultants (XRC) Medical Director and radiologist Edward Yang, M.D., has been appointed to serve on the local Select Health Network board of directors and appointed to the Technical Exhibits Committee of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

As a Select Health Network board member, Dr. Yang represents Saint Joseph Health System as a hospital-based physician. Select Health Network board members direct all functions of the Physician Hospital Organization, including credentialing all providers to ensure the network has an adequate number of quality health care providers to provide services to Select members. The board also approves and oversees employer and payor contracts, including HMOs, PPOs, HSAs and ACOs, as well as all initiatives related to monitoring and improving the quality of care provided in the network

As a member of the RSNA Technical Exhibits Committee, Dr. Yang will help review and approve all applications for commercial exhibit space at RSNA’s annual meetings to ensure sure they are relevant and valuable to radiologists.

“We’re proud of our XRC physicians, who consistently go above and beyond to serve their local communities and professional societies in meaningful ways,” said XRC Medical Director Vu H. Nguyen, M.D. “Our team is committed to making a difference in Michiana and beyond.”

The Select Health Network is a partnership between physicians and the Saint Joseph Health System, dedicated to better serving the health care needs of the people, employers and providers in Michiana. The network promotes quality health care while working with member organizations to develop innovative ways to control costs. Physician board members may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms.

The RSNA’s Technical Exhibits Committee’s role is to monitor exhibiting companies’ compliance with the society’s annual meeting rules and regulations. Committee members also work on-site at RSNA annual meetings to evaluate general attitudes, traffic patterns, concerns or interests of exhibitors as well as those of professional registrants.

Dr. Yang joined XRC in 2000 and is board certified by the American Board of Radiology; he is a member of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America and Roentgen Ray Society.