ISMIE Risk Management Symposium to Examine Emerging Risks in Patient Safety, Medical Professional Liability

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. announced its 2nd Annual Risk Management Symposium: Emerging Risks. This daylong conference will be held November 17 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., and is open to all interested healthcare professionals and administrators.

This year’s symposium will feature keynotes and individual breakout sessions focusing on changing care models, patient safety, genetic testing, opioid abuse, polypharmacy, pharmacogenomics, cybersecurity, health IT and more. Speakers this year will include Amy Compton-Philips, MD; Wendy Chung, MD, PhD; Alex Ricardo; Ryan R. Nash, MD, MA; Geeta Nayyar, MD, MBA; Russ B. Altman, MD, PhD; and Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS.

“This conference underscores our longstanding commitment to developing innovative, effective risk management education,” saidPaul H. DeHaan, MD, ISMIE vice chairman. “We’ve built on last year’s highly successful inaugural symposium and will be bringing together a new line-up of nationally recognized speakers to examine the risks and opportunities on the horizon for all healthcare professionals.”

“As ISMIE continues to expand nationwide, we’re very pleased to offer our approach to patient safety to an even wider audience,” he added.

ISMIE policyholders can attend the symposium for free. Substantial discounts are available for Illinois State Medical Society members and employed staff of ISMIE policyholders. Additional early-bird savings are available to those who register before October 1.

Visit www.ismierms.com for more information.

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