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Opioid Prescribing Plummets; Overdoses Continue to Rise Due to Illicit Drugs

This uptick continues even as physicians and other authorized users significantly increased the use of Illinois' Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).

Telemedicine Use Simmering Down After Explosive Increase

ISMIE offers a helpful primer on telemedicine for policyholders that outlines the key risk management considerations.

Physicians, Other Healthcare Professionals Can Apply Soon for COVID-19 Financial Relief!

Healthcare professionals can apply for both programs in a single application.

Take ISMIE’s Courses to Mitigate Risk and Earn Premium Discounts!

Are you on track to complete your risk management coursework by the Dec. 31, 2021, deadline to earn premium discounts?

Feeling Burned Out? You’re Not Alone! ISMIE Can Help

Start today and equip yourself with the right tools to take control of your well-being!

Chest Imaging Abnormalities Seen in Some Patients with Long COVID-19

New study findings highlight for the value of comprehensive medical history documentation.

Important Notice: Accrued Grace Period Premiums Are Due

If you took advantage of this grace period, please be aware that all accrued grace period premiums must be paid by Oct. 1, 2021.

Nationwide Telemedicine Explosion Creates Regulatory and Risk Issues

Differing state rules for telemedicine are creating confusion and potential liability issues for physicians.

Ask Your U.S. Representative to Co-Sponsor COVID-19 Liability Protections

Please urge your Representative to co-sponsor H.R. 3021, the Coronavirus Provider Protection Act.

It’s Back to School Physical Time!

It's hard to believe, but some children are already back in school and the rest will be heading there soon.

New Resource Available to Help You Understand Illinois’ New Telemedicine Law

On July 21, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed legislation to expand patient access to telemedicine services in Illinois.

Rural Healthcare Challenges Exacerbated by Pandemic

ISMIE's on-demand program provides practical strategies for addressing rural healthcare issues.

New ISMIE Litigation Stress Resource Center Provides Help for You

Receiving a notice of a medical professional liability lawsuit is often a traumatic and overwhelming experience.

Medicolegal Considerations for Employee COVID-19 Vaccinations

Many healthcare practices are wondering if they can mandate that their employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Positive Patient Experience Key to Practice Success

ISMIE offers several resources to help ensure you have strategies in place to deliver a positive patient experience.

Illinois Supreme Court Must Strike Down Flawed Ruling Pertaining to Jury Instructions!

The Illinois Supreme Court ruling will be covered in a future edition of ISMIE News.

Thank You for 45 Years of Partnership!

Please join us in celebrating this anniversary. ISMIE couldn't have done it without you!

ISMIE Risk Manager Reflects on Challenges Policyholders Face Today

Access the latest installment of our risk manager Q&A

Do Your Practice Managers Receive PM Update?

PM Update is an ISMIE newsletter geared for practice managers of policyholders.

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