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  • New Law: All Illinois Prescribers Required to Register with the PMP by January 1

    Last week Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 772 into law, requiring all prescribers possessing an Illinois controlled substance license to register with Illinois' Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) by Jan. 1, 2018. There is also a new requirement to access the PMP before writing an initial prescription for a Schedule II narcotic, such as an opioid (some exceptions apply.


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  • Do You Delegate Tasks to Other Professionals? Make Sure You Are Legally Compliant

    If you're like most physicians, you don't have time to do everything yourself in your practice. But are you on firm legal footing as you delegate tasks to other professionals? 

    ISMS offers a newly updated medical legal guideline, Physician Delegation, covering to whom physicians may delegate tasks or duties (including physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses). 


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  • Keep Your Benefits: Renew Your Membership

    Take a glance at this ISMS infographic, highlighting your Society's legislative wins and other 2017 accomplishments.

     Physicians – renew your ISMS membership for 2018 now!

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  • Last Call for ISMS Leadership Applications; Deadline is December 29

    If you are interested in becoming an ISMS officer for 2018-2019 or serving on the AMA delegation (a two-year term), applications will be accepted by the nominating committee through Dec. 29, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.

    Elections will occur at the 2018 ISMS Annual Meeting.


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  • Risk Tip: Preventing Surgical Site Infections in Hospitals, Large Clinics or Smaller Practices

    Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) present unique patient safety challenges for physicians, their practices and the facilities where they deliver care. The reason? SSIs are rarely caused by one factor.

    Recently, ISMIE Mutual developed Surgical Site Infections, another helpful guide in ISMIE’s Lessons from the Field series.


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