“The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from.” John Still Paul Smith, a 52-year-old male, presented to the emergency room in a small community-based hospital with complaints of chest pain, shortness of...
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What is SVMIC?
SVMIC is a mutual insurance company that is 100% owned and governed by our policyholders. We provide medical professional liability 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.
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An Analysis of Otorhinolaryngology Closed Claims
A review of paid otorhinolaryngology claims from 2009-2016 revealed that inappropriate surgical technique/treatment and failure to diagnose were the most common allegations. Often times the failure to timely diagnose was not the result of a lack...
It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
Last month, the CDC issued a letter to healthcare providers asking for help to ensure patients receive influenza vaccines by the end of October. The letter states “…To avoid missed opportunities for vaccination, providers should offer...
Our Cyber Security Resources page includes checklists, informational graphics and guidance to mitigate against cyber crime. Bookmark this page to stay up-to-date on the latest threats to healthcare organizations and providers.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) have issued instructions making minor changes to the ABN form CMS-R-131. There are no changes to the form except the new expiration date of March 2020, and the most recent version of the form must be used to deliver a valid ABN. See the CMS site for full details.
We're thrilled to announce our first-ever digital Annual Report, featuring a video Chairman's Message and several other interactive features. If you need a paper copy, please contact us and we will have one mailed to you.