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It’s that time again, when you may be thinking about resolutions for the new year. While termination has always been a popular topic on our Risk Management Helpline, during the past year we have addressed more termination issues than ever before. It’s an important topic because once a treatment relationship has been established, the psychiatrist remains responsible for the pat ...

Let’s face it, the practice of psychiatry is one that is often quite challenging and mitigating the risks associated with this responsibility requires both a solid risk management plan and a working knowledge of the emerging trends within your specialty.   Every day psychiatrists and other behavioral health professionals contact our risk management team to receive expert guidan ...


Be aware — understand the risks to the patient and to the physician when disposing medication samples in the office. Listen to this podcast to learn what you need to know. Podcast: Medication Samples in the Office If you would like a free copy of Rx for Risk with the “Medication Samples in the Office” article mentioned in this podcast, please e-mail us at ...


When we at The Psychiatrists’ Program packed our bags for the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Meeting in Hawaii, we brought our usual arsenal of convention personnel and materials. Of course we brought our most important assets, the PRMS staffers: our team of expert risk managers, underwriters and claims examiners ready to talk with psychiatrists and answer their ques ...

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