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  When PRMS implemented the “Refer a Colleague” program in 2013, we hoped it would grow into a mutually beneficial initiative or as we sometimes describe it, when altruism and capitalism join forces.  Over the last five years, we have donated nearly $13,000 to 65 mental health organizations. The program is steadily our number one source for new business with over 500 recommend ...

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Make no mistake, religion and spirituality can help some people struggling with mental health conditions and often plays a big role in recovery. Inclusive and welcoming congregations often have outreach programs for people with mental health conditions or mental health ministries. But some – particularly in the South – view mental illness as a moral failing. In its 50th annive ...

PRMS is pleased to announce that it is making its psychiatry-specific Excess Risk Management courses available online - at no charge - to all New York psychiatrists, including those not insured through the PRMS program. Our risk managers are experts in psychiatric malpractice risk management and we are sharing our expertise with the entire New York psychiatric community as part ...

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Will you be in New York City for the Annual Meeting later this week? If so, join PRMS at these upcoming events: Telepsychiatry: What You Need To Know Friday, May 47:30 am – 12:15 pm OR 12:30 pm – 5:15 pmNew York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City) Click here for more details and to register today! Manfred S. Guttmacher Award Presentation Annual Meeting ...

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We would like to take a moment to shine a light on a mental health foundation PRMS contributes to and the important work they are doing to promote mental health. The Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry, Inc. (Foundation) works both to educate the public about mental health issues and also with psychiatrists to broaden their contributions to the welfare of psychiatric patients. ...

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The 2017 Indiana Psychiatric Society (IPS) Fall Symposium took place December 2 in Carmel, Indiana. The meeting topic was “The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here and Where Do We Go From Here.” The day was filled with active discussions on the Indiana State Department of Health actions to fight the crisis, opioid use during pregnancy and alternative strategies to eliminate use ...

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I began my journey with PRMS in May 2007 as a Marketing Coordinator. While I had experience working in the financial sector, it was my first position the insurance and medical fields. Over the years, my exposure to insurance and interactions with those in the medical profession, led me to explore a career in insurance underwriting. It was shortly after obtaining my Property an ...

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Categories: 30 Years, PRMS Blog

When I walked through the doors of PRMS for the first time, little did I know I would still be here 20 years later. PRMS staff tend to have a long tenure at the company. That’s probably because we enjoy not only the familial work environment but also the fantastic and caring client population that we serve. We would rather our clients concentrate on patient care then take time ...

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Limited access to mental health care has far-reaching implications for children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses or family dysfunction. Left untreated, mental illness in young people can lead to problems at school, at home and with peers, as well as changes in appetite or sleep and social withdrawal or self-destructive behavior. PRMS recognizes this problem and as pa ...

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The insurance industry was the farthest thing from my mind when in 1976 I put my pursuit of becoming a teacher on hold and joined the workforce. I signed up with a temporary staffing service that placed me in a short-term clerical position with ISMIE, a newly created physician-owned medical malpractice company in Chicago. This temporary position shortly became a permanent under ...

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Categories: 30 Years, PRMS Blog