This is the first in a three-part series from Dike Drummond, MD. Dr. Drummond is CEO of TheHappyMD.com, where he provides burnout prevention and leadership development coaching, training and consulting to individual physicians and healthcare organizations...
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We're proud to introduce the Mutual Value Plan - a program designed to recognize and reward the loyalty and commitment of our policyholders. The MVP is just one more way for us all to share in the long-term success of our company.
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SVMIC is a mutual insurance company that is 100% owned and governed by our policyholders. We provide medical malpractice insurance at a net cost, returning an annual share of profits to policyholders in the form of dividends. Physician involvement and physician governance mean that we are able to always keep your interests at heart.
Physician Leadership Institute
The Physician Leadership Institute is designed for physicians who are in or are preparing to be in leadership roles within medical group practices.
Whether you are a solo practitioner or the leader of a multi-physician group, the future of healthcare will present new and unique challenges for your practice.
2019 Live Seminars - Coming Soon
Our 2019 live seminar topics are listed below. Seminar registration and a full schedule of dates will be available in February.
"Burnout Proof: Reduce Risk, Lower Stress, Build Life Balance and a More Ideal Practice" Speaker: Dike Drummond, MD
"Successful Navigation Through an Adverse Risk Environment" Speaker: Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP
The SVMIC Education Center
The Five Main Causes of Physician Burnout
Lisa Owens was a sixty-year-old female. By most standards, she had a good life. Mrs. Owens had a loving husband, adult-aged children and young grandchildren. Mrs. Owens and her husband were both at the twilight of...
Records Go Missing After EMR Outage
The following article is based upon an actual claim situation experienced by an SVMIC policyholder. The details have been altered to protect our policyholder’s privacy. It was day that began like any other for Dr. Sandra Lynn,...
The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have updated the popular Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool to make it easier to use and apply more broadly to the risks to health information. The tool is designed for use by small to medium-sized health care practices – those with one to 10 health care providers – covered entities, and business associates to help them identify risks and vulnerabilities to ePHI.
We're proud to introduce the Mutual Value Plan - a program designed to recognize and reward the loyalty and commitment of our policyholders. The MVP is just one more way for us all to share in the long-term success of our company. Visit the link above for a short video and more details.
The Tennessee General Assembly recently passed the most comprehensive and restrictive laws in the U.S. regulating the prescribing of controlled substances. Effective July 1, 2018, physicians and other prescribers must adhere to the new limits and specific requirements for opioid prescribing. Our 2018 Summary of Tennessee Opioid Prescribing Laws outlines the details needed to understand how the new laws will impact your daily practice.