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Is Medical Cannabis Legal in Your State? If So, Here’s How You Can Mitigate Your Risk

ISMIE's resource on medical cannabis offers strategies for mitigating risk.

The Next DEA Drug Take Back Day Is October 28

For safe disposal of controlled substances, let patients know about the DEA's next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28.

Why Documenting Informed Refusal Is as Important as Informed Consent!

These conversations are key to providing safe and ethical patient care, as well as helping reduce medical professional liability risk.

Doctors Are Highly Trusted Sources of Health Information Amidst a Sea of Misinformation

To be that trusted source to support your patients along their healthcare journey, it’s not only what you say, but how you say it.

Brand New ISMIE Risk Manager Q&A: Why Patient Advocacy is So Important!

The latest installment of ISMIE's Risk Manager Q&A examines the important role of patient advocacy.

Jury Verdicts Are Now “Thermonuclear!”

These awards have been rising in frequency and dollar amounts over the past few years in a variety of categories.

New Risk Tips Available for Family and Internal Medicine

Although medicine continues to change, the essentials of strong risk management remain the same.

Registration Now Open for ISMIE’s Risk Management Symposium

Topics include fentanyl’s role in the opioid epidemic, the future of primary care, diagnostic accuracy and patient safety. 

Extension Granted to Renew Your Illinois Medical License! But Don’t Delay!

The newly extended deadline for Illinois physicians to renew their licenses is Aug. 31, 2023.

Do You Have Recovery Plans if Disaster Strikes?

ISMIE offers key steps for protecting practice operations.

Do You Have Unpaid Claims from Treating Uninsured Patients for COVID-19?

HFS has developed a file format to identify unpaid COVID-19 services for the uninsured population.

Download Your Loss History Report at

If you're in need of a loss history report from your medical liability carrier for credentialing or other reasons – ISMIE makes it easy!

Do You Know When to Contact ISMIE’s Claims Division?

There are a wide variety of situations in which it is crucial to contact us immediately.

New Requirements for DEA-Registered Healthcare Professionals

The Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act, is now in effect as of the end of June 2023. 

Save the Date! Annual ISMIE Risk Management Symposium in Early November

Mark your calendars for the 2023 ISMIE Risk Management Symposium!

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