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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.

Have You Heard About the Teal Pumpkin Project?

Let your patients know about the Teal Pumpkin Project!

Got A Question? ISMIE Can Answer It!

ISMIE wants to provide outstanding customer service to its policyholders!

Federal “Information Blocking” Regs Expand to Full Set of Patient’s EHI

Federal information blocking requirements affecting both individual physicians and physician groups who use electronic health records have expanded.

What Is Tail Coverage?

ISMIE offers coverage solutions for many situations that may arise during the course of a medical career. One such solution is tail coverage.

Deadline for Earning Premium Discounts Through Coursework is Getting Closer!

As we head into the fourth quarter of the year, ISMIE reminds all policyholders about an important date!

Coming in October: Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is preparing to host its fall National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

More U.S. Adults Seek Mental Health Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

When working with your patients, how often do you consider mental health as a cause of their symptoms?

Opioid Prescribing Decreases But Drug-Related Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise

ISMIE's on-demand course provides safe prescribing guidance, strategies to mitigate risk.

For Your Convenience: Pay Premiums Online!

ISMIE offers flexible payment options for your policy.

Do You Know How Long to Retain Medical Records?

ISMIE resource provides guidance on medical record access and retention.

“Venue Shopping” Likely Returning to Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Supreme Court rescinds medical liability venue restrictions.

Advance Directives Help Patients Stay in Control of Their Healthcare

ISMIE offers guidance for physicians with these difficult conversations.

CDC’s Urgent Message to Health Professionals: Be on the Alert for Monkeypox Symptoms in Patients

The CDC is asking healthcare professionals in the United States to be on alert for patients who have key characteristics for identifying monkeypox.

Reduce Risk Related to Workplace Sexual Harassment!

Taking preventive measures and developing effective processes to address harassment allegations can go a long way toward mitigating risk.

Handoffs Essential for Patient Safety

ISMIE resources can help with smooth transitions.

Governor Pritzker Declares Public Health Emergency for Monkeypox in Illinois

The proclamation took effect immediately on August 1 and will be in place for 30 days.

Need a Certificate of Insurance? It’s Easy on!

If you're in need of a certificate of insurance for credentialing -- ISMIE makes it easy!

Save the Date! ISMIE’s Annual Risk Management Symposium Is Coming This Fall!

Mark your calendars and get ready to be informed and inspired during ISMIE's annual Risk Management Symposium!

Social Media Use: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

ISMIE resource provides guidance on how to reduce social media activity risk.

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