Psychiatrists on the PRMS Blog

As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to serve the behavioral healthcare community, we are proud to support the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists in honor of Veteran’s Day this November. Learn more about the organization, its membership, and its mission below, plus access resources compiled by PRMS’ risk managers to aid in the treatment of military patients. This Ve ...

*This piece is edited from the original press release published in the NJPA website. As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to highlight our Platinum Partner, the New Jersey Psychiatric Association, and its recently announced new partnership with the Hackensack ...

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*This piece is edited from an original article published in the Spring 2021 IPS Mind Matters publication. In an effort to support mental health and initiatives led by the psychiatric community, PRMS is pleased to feature the following edited piece by Dr. Lala Park, Editor of the Illinois Psychiatric Society Mind Matters publication. Dr. Park highlights the work two psychiatric ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to mental health, we are pleased to feature Tarak Vasavada, MD, secretary of the Indo-American Psychiatric Association and Director of the Live Well program at Madison County Medical Society in Alabama. Dr. Vasavada shares more about mental health among physicians and how an initiative he helped create, the Live Well program, can prevent phys ...

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In our efforts to support mental health and all those served by and working in the field of psychiatry, we are pleased to feature Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, PRMS Director of Risk Management, as one of our bloggers this month. Donna shares strategies that doctors can implement to provide good clinical care in honor of World Patient Day this September. World Patient Safety Day 2 ...

After the COVID-19 pandemic altered the shape of events and educational experiences changed to virtual events in 2020, PRMS decided to launch its own first virtual event series, Psych-cess, led by experts in the field and geared specifically towards residents, fellows, and early career psychiatrists to provide them with insight, mentorship, and tips for success in their own c ...

As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Doctors Asha Martin, Alan Rodriguez Penney, Gabrielle Shapiro, and Olga Koblova, members of the New York County Psychiatric Society (NYCPS), as guest bloggers this month, to reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their psychiatric practices over the last year. How did COVID change t ...

As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Florida Psychiatric Society’s (FPS) Kendra Adams, Executive Director, and Yasmin Khan-Hohensee, MBA, MSW, Assistant Director, as guest bloggers this month to share more information about the new FPS leadership program for Chief Residents, RIPPLE.  In addition to impacting performance, Chief Res ...

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*This piece is edited from an original article published in the Spring 2021 Community Psychiatrist newsletter. As part of our ongoing commitment to mental health, PRMS invited Michael Flaum, MD, President of the American Association for Community Psychiatry, to guest post about the state of mental healthcare coverage. Dr. Flaum discusses the Wit v. United Behavioral Health UBH ...

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*This piece is a re-print from the Spring Edition of the Journal of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association.   As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Doctors Chasity Torrence, FAPA, and Dustyn Baker, co-founders of the Psychiatry Outreach Program (POP) in Jackson, Mississippi, as guest bloggers this month, reflecting on the impact P ...