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In addition to providing the best client service possible, a hallmark of PRMS is our ability to identify talented individuals and allow growth and new opportunities for our team. I am an example of that promise having started in 1998 as a temporary administrative assistant. A few months later, I was hired as a full-time assistant in the Underwriting Department and today I write ...

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When I had accomplished everything that I had wanted to at my prior position managing a busy surgical practice, I was leisurely exploring what new opportunities were out there. I found an ad for a job that sounded interesting, but not actually for me because it was very close to the DC line in Virginia, and I will do anything to avoid DC. (Did you know that there can be two exa ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health we invited Anna Weaver-Hayes, Executive Director of the Colorado Psychiatric Society, to be featured as our guest blogger this month. The Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society (CCAPS) is tackling big topics in its spring meetings. In 2016, our Spring Meeting focused on school-based suicide prevention, which ...

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I began my career with Professional Risk Management Services in the Claims Department in 2005. However, I started my insurance career many years ago handling automobile and injury claims for a major insurance company and felt this move to PRMS would be a good  transition that would allow me to grow using my insurance background to assist psychiatrists with legal issues.  Every ...

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*This piece is a re-print from the Mississippi Psychiatric Association E-newsletter.   Twelve years ago the Mississippi Psychiatric Association (MPA) Executive Director Angela Ladner recognized there was a gap in understanding by elected officials on what physicians actually do each and every day. In order to help overcome the deficit, Ladner partnered with a familiar group ...

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In 2005, after handling auto and homeowner claims for State Farm for ten years, I was looking for something a bit more challenging in my field. I found it, and much more, at PRMS. I can say without reservation that my years at PRMS have been the most stimulating and rewarding years of my career. Frankly, before joining PRMS I knew little about the practice of medicine generall ...

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On Saturday, January 21, the Illinois Psychiatric Society (IPS) hosted “Government and the Future of Mental Health in Illinois,” its 2017 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party in Chicago.  Networking and a cocktail hour kicked off the evening, followed by a member business meeting, welcome from IPS President Dr. Ryan Finkenbine, dinner, keynote speaker and an award presentation. St ...

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Jane Sherzer is the Executive Director of the Michigan Psychiatric Society.   Jane joined the MPS in 2015 after a lengthy career in corporate finance.  She is a proud graduate of the University of Iowa. As you look out your windows these days, it is hard to imagine that soon it will be spring and all the snow and ice will be melted.  We will have green grass, the crocuses wi ...

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The song is timeless – as is the need to keep warm from the winter chill which never goes out of style.  And with that in mind, PRMS recently hosted a winter outerwear drive. Coats, mittens, gloves, hats and warm woolen scarves were donated to the Total Family Care Coalition, a DC-area based charity that helps families with emotional, behavioral and mental health difficulties. ...

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In October 2013, I began working with PRMS as a risk management assistant. Whereas many of my law school classmates took the bar examination during the summer immediately following our graduation, I decided to take the examination at a later date, affording myself greater time for bar preparation and exploration of the job market. To cover any living expenses, I thought it best ...

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