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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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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited James Bouknight, MD, PhD, in Charleston, SC, to be featured as one of our guest bloggers this month.  The growth in the geriatric population both in the United States and worldwide presents issues and opportunities for the medical community in general and psychiatry in particular. According to the National ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health we invited Dr. Chasity Torrence, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and a staff psychiatrist at the Mississippi State Hospital, to be featured as one of our guest bloggers this month. In 2016, Dr. Torrence received the PRMS Reside ...

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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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On behalf of the PRMS team, we wish you a joyful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to our clients and the behavioral healthcare community. In recognition of the commitment and care psychiatrists provide their patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to four charities ...

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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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