e-Reports 1-28-2021

Don’t get caught information blocking: What you need to know

[1/28/2021]

Health care providers need to be prepared to comply with the new information blocking rules found in the 21st Century Cures Act (the Cures Act).

Tips for handling medical emergencies

[1/28/2021]

Acute medical emergencies can occur in any setting. In an emergency, it is important to stabilize the patient and quickly arrange for further intervention.

Birth, death certifiers must register for new system; user support updated

[1/28/2021]

If you are a death or birth certifier in Indiana and have not yet registered for DRIVE (Database for Registering Indiana’s Vital Events), the state’s new electronic vital records reporting system, it is important to register as soon as possible.

We value your support! If you have not renewed dues, here’s how you can

[1/28/2021]

With the Indiana General Assembly in session, it’s critical that all Hoosier doctors stand together on matters related to the health of your patients and the strength of physician-led medicine in Indiana.

Opioid webinars address palliative and hospice care, pregnant patients

[1/28/2021]

The next CME webinar in our monthly series on opioid prescribing and abuse will cover best practices for treating patients with opioid therapy in palliative care settings.

Members get preferred pricing on flu vaccines

[1/28/2021]

An important benefit of ISMA membership is receiving the best preferred prices on vaccines from Atlantic Health Partners, the country’s largest vaccine buying group. Atlantic provides outstanding customer service, as well.

A heartfelt thanks to Physician Assistance Fund donors!

[1/28/2021]

Following a year that has been unlike any other for Indiana medical practice, we are especially grateful to the hospitals and hospital staffs who have contributed to the Physician Assistance Program (PAP) Fund since last fall.

New resources available to answer vaccine safety questions

[1/28/2021]

A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation recently found that 29% of health care workers and 27% of the general population were “vaccine hesitant.”

State seeks input on treating SUDs; deadline Feb. 5

[1/28/2021]

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) is seeking physicians’ participation in the Indiana Provider Workforce Capacity Survey.

Webinars: FDA physician to discuss COVID vaccine safety; Dr. Fauci to speak on COVID policy

[1/28/2021]

AMA President Susan R. Bailey, MD, will discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety with FDA official Peter Marks, MD, Ph.D. in a free webinar tomorrow.