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  • Lay Midwives Want Licensure, APNs Pushing for Independent Practice

    Your ISMS legislative team is hard at work in Springfield, advocating against inappropriate scope-of-practice bills and supporting patient protections. But your help is needed!

    • Legislation to license undertrained midwives has again surfaced in Springfield, and must be stopped!
    • A bill has been introduced that would allow APNs to provide the same level of care as family physicians, pediatricians, obstetricians, and other specialists – completely independent from any physician collaboration! 
    • After clearing the House, the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act (NAT Act) is now under consideration in the Illinois Senate.          

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  • Call ISMS for Easy Renewal of Your Medical and Controlled Substance Licenses!

    ISMS is again offering easy renewal services for medical and controlled substance licenses.

    Just call our hotline at 800-632-7478 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. You won’t have to pay the service charge that goes with online renewals. 


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  • Need a Master Checklist for Mandatory Reporting Requirements?

    As you know, it’s not just abuse and neglect that trigger mandatory reporting from health professionals. There are many other requirements, from reporting cases of ophthalmia neonatorum within the first six hours of a baby’s life to signing a Certificate of Death within 48 hours of a patient’s passing.

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  • May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
    LymeDisease-xs Post this infographic on your practice website, share via social media, or hang in your exam rooms.
    Click for printable flyer


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  • Secure Your Flu Vaccine Supply Now for the 2017-2018 Season

    It may still be spring, but now is the time to pre-order influenza vaccines to ensure that you will be appropriately stocked when the flu season starts up in the fall.

    Manufacturers determine the quantity of influenza vaccine they will produce based on orders they receive at this time of year. 


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