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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health we invited Sally Winkelman, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, to be featured as our guest blogger this month. Shannon Friedbacher, a fourth year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, knows that psychiatry is the field of medicine she will pursue after graduation. Part of her de ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Residents

I joined the PRMS family on April 30, 2012 as an Account Representative in the Underwriting Department and am now an Account Advisor. Before joining PRMS, I worked at a much larger company where I did not know the names of half their employees.  I am now approaching my fifth year with PRMS and I can honestly say that it has been a wonderful experience working with highly talen ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, 30 Years

Once a year, Washington DC-area cyclists take part in the annual Bike to Work Day. As an avid cyclist, I look forward to this day with great anticipation as there are pit stops, fun, music and bikes everywhere. I have volunteered at this event for several years to help spread the joy of cycling and to help answer questions for those who just started or are thinking about comm ...

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Almost 30 years ago, I left law school with the dream of becoming a charismatic family law professor (and my having watched a few too many episodes of Arnie Becker’s escapades on LA Law), as I had it in my head that negotiating divorces would be a really fun way to spend my career. It wasn’t long before I realized that this had not been my best idea and began considering findin ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, 30 Years

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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Categories: PRMS Blog, 30 Years

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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Categories: PRMS Blog, 30 Years

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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Categories: PRMS Blog, 30 Years

*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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Categories: PRMS Blog, 30 Years