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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The month recognizes the importance of supporting families and communities to foster healthy child and youth development.

New ISMIE “Risk Tips” Resource Explores Key Considerations in Anesthesiology

ISMIE offers a new Anesthesiology Risk Tips resource to help policyholders with strategies to reduce risk and improve patient safety.

Encourage Patients to Properly Dispose of Unwanted Medications!

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

Top Patient Safety Concerns for 2024

Be sure to check out ISMIE's Patient Safety Center, a one-stop resource to help reduce risk exposure and support you in providing quality care.

ISMIE Makes It Easy to Obtain Credentialing Information Online

Speedy credentialing usually requires a loss history report from your medical liability carrier – so ISMIE makes it easy! 

Have You Scheduled Your Risk Assessment?

Don't delay! Get your risk assessment scheduled today.

Healthcare Workers, Facilities Remain at High Risk as Targets for Violence

New ISMIE violence prevention toolkit offers a variety of resources to help.

Mega Verdicts Continue; Philadelphia Sees Medical Liability Cases Soar!

ISMIE routinely monitors legal cases relevant to the practice of medicine.

Patient Safety Awareness Week Is Coming!

ISMIE’s risk management program puts patient safety at its core.

Here’s Your 2024 Update Regarding Medical Records

Each year, changes take effect pertaining to allowable charges for copies of medical records.

Cyberattack on Lurie Children’s Hospital a Stark Reminder About Security Needs

ISMIE encourages policyholders to review cybersecurity protections and emergency preparedness plans. 

Any Changes? Have You Moved? Changed Emails? Let ISMIE Know!

Be sure to advise ISMIE of any staff changes in your organization.

Is Your Office Manager Enjoying PM Update?

The newsletter includes valuable resources and other helpful insights for running a busy medical office!

When Might You Need Tail Coverage?

ISMIE offers coverage solutions for many situations that may arise during the course of a medical career.

New Record Set in Number of Medical Liability Mega Verdicts

The year 2023 saw the largest number ever of so-called mega or nuclear verdicts in medical liability lawsuit awards.

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Violations and Cyber Attacks

ISMIE provides information on what you need to know about HIPAA.

What’s New for ISMIE’s Risk Rewards Program in 2024

The Risk Management portal and coursework are newly updated for ISMIE policyholders!

New Study Reveals that Physicians Need to Take More Vacation Time

Now, more than ever, it’s important for medical professionals to take care of themselves!

More Than 2 Million New Cancer Cases Expected in 2024

ISMIE recognizes that caring for patients with cancer can be complex and offers a resource for guidance.

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