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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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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

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

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health we invited Ulrick Vieux DO, MS, Psychiatry Residency Program Director at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY, to be featured as our guest blogger this month. As the founding Psychiatry Residency Program Director at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY, I wanted to ensure that the residents who ...

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Categories: Residents

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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Categories: 30 Years, PRMS Blog

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

I started my legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Mental Health Division of Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender. Through my work and in my personal life, I had become friends with plenty of psychiatrists and, when I saw the job advertisement for a Risk Manager position with PRMS, I sought their feedback. It was all positive. “They’re a great company,” and “t ...

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Categories: 30 Years, PRMS Blog

Imagine having a job you love, colleagues and clients that you enjoy working with, and a company that you are proud to work for…that is how I feel about my job at PRMS. I joined PRMS in 2010 as a Risk Manager which allowed me to help our clients manage their professional liability risks and provided me with a solid background on the varied and numerous situations they face. As ...

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Categories: 30 Years, PRMS Blog