PRMS Blog

Have you ever wondered what sets Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) apart from other medical malpractice insurance providers and why psychiatrists select PRMS? PRMS Account Manager, Rich Stagnato, RPLU, shares some highlights about PRMS, our psychiatry-specific insurance program, and the advantages that set PRMS apart in the video below:   To learn more about the su ...

As we surpass a year facing COVID-19 and recognize the mental health effects of the global pandemic, as well as the challenges faced by frontline workers and the behavioral health community, PRMS is proud to announce the return of Double Donations through our “Refer a Colleague” program throughout the entire month of April. From Thursday, April 1 to Friday, April 30, 2021, we ...

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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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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Doctor William Silver, PGY-III Psychiatry Resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, to be featured as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Silver reflects on his experience attending the first virtual Spring Meeting co-hosted by the Louisiana Psychiatric M ...

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One year ago, on the very same day the rest of PRMS’ employees had begun their work-from-home existences – having taken home laptops, forwarded desk phones to cell phones, and transported desk essentials to kitchen tables and home offices the Friday before – I began my PRMS career. I walked into a virtually empty office space to meet Tonya Davies, Head of PRMS, on day one as th ...

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In furtherance of our mission to support the greater behavioral health community, PRMS is pleased to highlight Cesar Cardenas, Jr., MD, a member of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association and a PGY-5 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Cardenas was awarded with the American Psychiatric Association’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and we invited him ...

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With sadness, we share the news that our former colleague, Jackie Melonas, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021. Jackie joined PRMS in 1998 as Director of Risk Management, and combining her experience as a clinical specialist in psychiatric nursing with her legal background, she was responsible for establishing the highly-respected and robust risk management program that today ...

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In keeping with PRMS’ mission to support the greater behavioral health community, we invited Vasudev Makhija, MD, DLFAPA, founder and president of the South Asian Mental Health Initiative and Network (SAMHIN), and a past president of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA), to share more about SAMHIN, its current projects, and future plans. PRMS is proud to support SAMHIN ...

PRMS team members traditionally wear red for American Heart Association’s (AHA) National Wear Red Day, which falls on the first Friday of February every year. And even though this year our group photo looks different from years past, PRMS is still wearing red virtually as we work from home to support and raise awareness for women's heart health. Learn more about AHA’s Go Red fo ...

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This past November was Military Families Month, and in keeping with PRMS’ mission to support the greater behavioral health community, we invited Rachel Sullivan, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Health and Associate Program Director for Psychiatry Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI – and a past PRMS Psych-cess speaker – to share her ...