PRMS Blog

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In furtherance of our mission to support the greater behavioral health community, PRMS is pleased to highlight Cesar Cardenas, Jr., MD, a member of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association and a PGY-5 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Cardenas was awarded with the American Psychiatric Association’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and we invited him ...

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With sadness, we share the news that our former colleague, Jackie Melonas, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021. Jackie joined PRMS in 1998 as Director of Risk Management, and combining her experience as a clinical specialist in psychiatric nursing with her legal background, she was responsible for establishing the highly-respected and robust risk management program that today ...

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In keeping with PRMS’ mission to support the greater behavioral health community, we invited Vasudev Makhija, MD, DLFAPA, founder and president of the South Asian Mental Health Initiative and Network (SAMHIN), and a past president of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA), to share more about SAMHIN, its current projects, and future plans. PRMS is proud to support SAMHIN ...

PRMS team members traditionally wear red for American Heart Association’s (AHA) National Wear Red Day, which falls on the first Friday of February every year. And even though this year our group photo looks different from years past, PRMS is still wearing red virtually as we work from home to support and raise awareness for women's heart health. Learn more about AHA’s Go Red fo ...

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This past November was Military Families Month, and in keeping with PRMS’ mission to support the greater behavioral health community, we invited Rachel Sullivan, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Health and Associate Program Director for Psychiatry Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI – and a past PRMS Psych-cess speaker – to share her ...

An insurance policy with PRMS provides peace of mind, and should a client find themselves facing a claim, our professional claims managers are here to continue that service, providing counseling and support every step of the way, whether brief legal guidance or robust full-court defense is needed. Our experienced staff has a proven track record of delivering exceptional service ...

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There’s no complete picture of health without mental health. But while public health organizations address the threat of COVID-19 and other disease threats, a passionate group of volunteer psychiatrists in consultation with the United Nations (UN) is focused on mental health issues across the globe. Over the past four years, PRMS is pleased to have supported the United Nations ...

It’s almost the start of a new year, and we can likely all agree that we are glad to say ‘goodbye’ to 2020 – a year that has, among so much else, upended healthcare, economies, and mental health.  Not only has the pandemic changed the way you practice psychiatry, but it also created new risks.  So as we begin a new year, our PRMS Risk Managers (or “Mayhem Managers” as they’ve b ...

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This #GivingTuesday, in our efforts to continue supporting organizations helping our communities affected by COVID-19, PRMS is pleased to announce our annual holiday donations to Arlington Food Assistance Center, Kraftlove, and NAMI’s Frontline Wellness Fund. These organizations, which consist of both local and national efforts, recognize the unique challenges the pandemic ha ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Russell Tobe, MD, and Suhal Shah, DO, to contribute as guest bloggers this month, reflecting on their experience as a mentor and mentee in the West Hudson Psychiatric Society’s (WHPS) Mentorship Program. Russell Tobe, MD – Department Director, Clinical Evaluation Center at the Nathan Kline Institute for Psy ...

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