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  • Virtual Reference Committees Now Accepting Comments on Resolutions

    Attention all ISMS Members:

    The ISMS Annual Meeting and House of Delegates will be held April 15-17 in Springfield, but members may weigh in on the issues now via our online Virtual Reference Committee Forum.

    Here's a sampling of topics:

    • Licensing of Electronic Health Records
    • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Contraceptive Drug Access
    • Pain as the Fifth Vital Sign
    • Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals
    • Narrow Network Legislation in Illinois
    • Autofill Prescription and 90-Day Fax Requests
    • Employed Physicians Bill of Rights

    Your comments will contribute to the discussion among your colleagues from throughout the state, and will be provided to the reference committees to help them develop their recommendations.

    Don't forget to spread the word to colleagues who aren't attending the meeting: Any ISMS member can review and comment online.

    Additional meeting announcements; leadership meeting April 15

    All members, county leaders and meeting attendees are invited to attend the ISMS/County Medical Society Leadership Meeting on Friday, April 15 at 1 p.m. in Springfield.Ms. Victoria Poindexter, Principal at Hammond Hanlon Camp, LLC, is a frequent speaker to health care industry groups on topics such as capital markets mergers and acquisitions. She will share insights on health industry trends.

    Click here to register for this event, which takes place prior to the Annual Meeting.

    The full meeting packet is available for download here.

    Online Annual Meeting Registration closes today (4/1). You may register by phone through April 13 at 312-853-4745 during normal business hours.

    Questions? Call the HOD hotline at 312-853-4745 or send an email.

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