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ISMIE’s Patient Safety Center Is Here to Support You in Providing Quality Care

New one-stop resource to help reduce risk exposure and protect patient safety.

Doctors Report Being Less Happy Than Pre-Pandemic

It’s probably not a huge surprise that happiness at and away from work continues to decline for physicians as we enter the third year of the pandemic.

Medical Liability Lawsuits Skyrocket as Pennsylvania Reverses Course on Venue Shopping

The Pennsylvania high court changed a two-decades old rule that had required medical liability cases to be filed in the county where the alleged harm occurred.

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.

See What’s New for Risk Management in 2023!

Our Managing Risk – Risk Rewards program will continue to support you in providing safe care to patients and navigating the ever-evolving world of medicine.

Electronic Communication with Patients Is Convenient, But Carries Risks

ISMIE resource provides guidance on emails, texts and patient portals.

Do You Have Questions About How the Federal Surprise Billing Law Affects Physicians?

ISMIE's resource offers guidance on how to meet regulatory compliance.

Just a Few Weeks Left! Premium Discounts Deadline Is Fast Approaching!

Time is running out for eligible policyholders* to earn premium discounts by completing risk management coursework.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Likely to Extend Past January 2023

Will the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services extend the COVID-19 public health emergency past the current end date of Jan. 11, 2023?

CDC Releases UPDATED Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently changed its guidelines pertaining to opioid prescribing.

Build a Great Team to Mitigate Risks and Ensure Quality Patient Care

The foundation of any medical practice or clinic is its staff, both clinical and nonclinical.

New York Leads the Country in Number of Medical Liability Lawsuits Filed in Past Decade

New York State saw the largest number of medical liability lawsuits filed among all 50 states between 2012 to 2022, according to the report.

Treat Children? Access a New Toolkit for Setting Up a Flu Vaccine Clinic!

Use these tools to promote your clinic and to remind parents about the importance of getting vaccinated now!

Hospital Room Features May Affect Patient Outcomes After Surgery

Having a window in a hospital room may improve survival rates for patients who are recovering from high-risk surgery.

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