Reporting to ANZBMS Council, the purpose of the ANZBMS Densitometry Committee is to provide input to Council on matters related to the following activities:
- Provide advice relating to the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) re-imbursement for existing measurements of bone density, bone strength or bone micro-architecture, currently dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
- Provide advice relating to MSAC for possible new reimbursement item numbers for measurements related to bone density, bone strength and bone micro-architecture.
- Provide advice to council relating to new technologies related to bone density, bone strength and bone micro-architecture.
- Provide advice to Council for matters pertaining to training, licencing and availability of bone density, bone micro-architecture or bone strength. This role includes (non-executive) oversight of the ANZBMS Densitometry Course, including advice on curriculum development, content, and delivery.
Nick Pocock (Chair)
Densitometry Course Faculty:
Ali Ghasem Zadeh