ISMIE Mutual’s risk management services are designed to help our physician policyholders:
- Improve the safety and quality of care.
- Reduce practice-related professional liability exposures.
- Optimize defensibility when a claim is brought against them.
Through our highly successful Managing Risk Partnership Program, policyholders are provided the tools needed to ensure the best possible risk protection. ISMIE’s risk management services and resources include:
Education for Physicians
More than 75 risk management seminars, webinars and online courses are available, including many that are specialty-specific. All activities are free of charge, and with successful completion policyholders may earn premium discounts and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
ISMIE conducts free on-site risk assessments of physician policyholder practices, offering customized help and advice on how to shore up risk and improve patient safety and quality of care. Participating policyholders are eligible to earn a 5% premium discount for two policy years.
Education for Staff
Office staff may participate in free seminars to learn how to help manage the risks that exist in everyday practice. Topics covered include Medical Records FAQs, Overcoming Communication Barriers, Dealing with Difficult Patients, and Getting to the Root of the Problem.
Personalized Risk Management Advice
Personalized risk management advice is available to policyholders and their staffs facing difficult situations and to help ensure their interests are looked after. Policyholders may contact our Risk Management Helpline at 800-782-4767, ext. 3300, or email@example.com.
Risk Management Resources
ISMIE’s extensive online resource library covers topics including termination of care, medical record retention, handling patient complaints, documentation dos and don’ts, when to call the police, and treatment of minors. Also available to policyholders are numerous sample forms, letters and policies.
To learn more about risk management services and resources, please contact us at
800-782-4767 ext. 3300. We look forward to serving you.