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Hackers Are “Phishing” for Your Login Credentials to Divert Payments

If you experience a cyberattack or suspect your organization’s cybersecurity has been breached, ISMIE is here to help!

ISMIE Mutual Updates Illinois Base Rates for 2024-25

ISMIE values your trust in us and looks forward to continuing to serve as your medical professional liability insurance partner for many years to come.

Hospital Acquired Infection Rates Remain Higher Than Pre-Pandemic Levels!

Controlling and preventing infections in any healthcare setting is a critical aspect to providing safe patient 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! 

COVID-19 Cases Are Increasing Across the Country

Remind your patients that the CDC recommends staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, especially for those individuals over the age of 65.

Surgeons Prefer Seeing Patients In-Person for Pre-Op Visits, Not Via Telehealth

ISMIE offers general surgery risk tips that outline steps that can be taken to mitigate risk from pre- to post-surgery to keep patients safe.

Largest Ever Jury Award in Tennessee Mirrors National Trend

Expect to see more trials and settlements as the backlog of cases continue to clear from the COVID-19 pandemic court closures.

Ascension Health Continues Recovery from Ransomware Attack

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

Healthcare Workers Face Heightened Risk of Workplace Violence

Healthcare workers are at significantly higher risk of workplace violence. 

In Addition to Medicine, Corporate Entities Also Feeling the Sting of Nuclear Verdicts

On a national scale, the rise of multimillion dollar verdicts is being experienced in the corporate world, as well as in medicine.

Check Out ISMIE’s New “Risk Tips” for Cardiology

Cardiology specialists play a critical role when it comes to providing safe, high-quality patient care.

Are You on Track to Earn Your Risk Rewards Discount?

Eligible policyholders can earn premium discounts by completing risk management coursework by Dec. 31, 2024.

Illinois Juries Continue to Award Mega Verdicts

ISMIE routinely monitors legal cases relevant to the practice of medicine. Here are some recent court activities of interest.

Latest ISMIE Risk Manager Q&A: No “Gotcha Moments” in Risk Assessments!

The latest installment of ISMIE’s Risk Manager Q&A series provides insights into the top topics that may arise during a risk assessment.

Better Working Hours, Flexible Schedules Key Reasons More Physicians Seek Temporary Assignments

If you're considering locum tenens assignments, know that ISMIE works with staffing agencies nationwide to provide coverage.

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