Featured News on the PRMS Blog

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, PRMS is tripling every donation we make through our “Refer a Colleague” program, from $50 to $150 per referral received! From May 1 through May 31, 2021, PRMS will donate to the state psychiatric associations, national or regional specialty psychiatric associations, or NAMI – regardless of whether a policy is purchased! The ...

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In recognition of National Doctor's Day, the team at PRMS would like to thank all healthcare providers and acknowledge the important work of psychiatrists and their dedication to the mental health and well-being of their patients. It is an honor to be of service to psychiatrists throughout the country for the last 34 years. Thank you, psychiatrists! To learn about the histor ...

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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 ...

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Head of PRMS, Tonya Davies, CPCU, ARe to reflect on her experiences since joining the company in October 2019 – when PRMS formally re-joined Transatlantic Reinsurance Company (TransRe), the long-time principal reinsurer for our insurance offering, The Psychiatrists’ Program. Tonya has spent the past 25 years ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD Child Psychiatry Fellow at the Yale Child Study Center in New Haven, CT, to be featured as our guest blogger this month and reflect on her experience and accomplishments as the PRMS Fellow in Child Psychiatry with the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry. As a child psychiatry fellow fro ...

In these uncertain times, the issues around telepsychiatry are more confusing than ever. To provide some answers to these uncertainties, we created a Telepsychiatry On-Demand Tutorial and are sharing associated resources, which you can access via this link (access the webinar under “Presentation”). While there continue to be many unknowns, this on-demand tutorial covers changes ...

Contemplating a return to the office? As we begin to reemerge after enforced state-wide lockdowns and closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for psychiatrists to be prepared as practices open back up and federal and state regulatory exceptions and waivers go away. And while we do not know what exactly will happen next, our Risk Managers have created a he ...

Tonya Davies CPCU, ARe, wasn’t even sure how to spell actuary, much less what it meant, when a guidance counselor suggested it as a career path for her after she aced a college calculus class.  But it turns out she had found her sweet spot. Davies has spent the past 25 years underwriting medical professional liability for hospitals, physicians, long-term care and other facilit ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD in New Haven, CT to be featured as our guest blogger this month. An accomplished psychiatry fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, who works with young adults, adolescents, children and their families, has been named the first recipient of a PRMS-endowed fellowship in collaboration with ...

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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