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  • These Bills Must Be Stopped in Springfield: A Mandate for Naloxone Prescribing; Severely Restricted Maternity Care

    Your ISMS legislative team is working hard in Springfield on numerous initiatives. Several bad bills have surfaced that must be stopped!

    House Bill 2638 would mandate that a prescriber offer a prescription for naloxone hydrochloride or another FDA-approved opioid overdose reversal drug under certain conditions.

    House Bill 2 pertains to women with regard to pregnancy and childbirth and would create and legislate new standards of medical care that could do more harm than good.


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  • ISMS Offers Free Courses Designed to Fulfill Your Licensure Requirement for Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

    New law affects ALL licensed Illinois physicians 

    In 2018, a new law took effect requiring all Illinois licensed professionals who need continuing education to renew their licenses to complete 1 hour of education related to sexual harassment prevention. 

    ISMS offers coursework designed to meet this requirement – FREE to members and their staffs!


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  • Register Now – ISMS Annual Meeting Kicks Off in One Week!

    The ISMS Annual Meeting will begin next weekend, taking place April 5-7 in Peoria.

    Join your peers from Illinois for a weekend filled with CME, camaraderie and conversation about the hottest healthcare issues.

    ALL ISMS members are invited to attend for FREE. Non-members are also welcome (for a small fee), so invite your colleagues. 

    Registration closes April 3. So don’t delay, register online or call 312-853-4745 today! 


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  • ISMS Physicians Share Inspiring Stories in Celebration of Doctors’ Day

    We congratulate ISMS members for their commitment to medicine and their patients!

    In honor of Doctors’ Day, celebrated on March 30, several ISMS physicians shared their stories and personal accounts of physicians in their lives who mentored them or inspired them to become a physician in the first place.

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    If you have a story of inspiration to share with us, please drop us an email to let us know! 

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  • Can You Treat a Minor Patient When a Parent or Legal Guardian Is Not Present?

    All patients under the age of 18 are considered minors and are unable to consent to medical treatment, with a few exceptions such as those who are parents, married or pregnant.

    Parents or legal guardians may authorize medical services for a minor child when they cannot be present. 

    ISMS offers a consent form for just that purpose!


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