2020

Exacerbated by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the risk of suicide continues to increase as a result of mental health stressors like economic pressures and isolation. This September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the United States, and in an effort to support and spread awareness of this mental health crisis, we’ll be sharing information on organizations that a ...

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Exacerbated by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the risk of suicide continues to increase as a result of mental health stressors like economic pressures and isolation. This September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the United States, and in an effort to support and spread awareness of this mental health crisis, we’ll be sharing information on organizations that a ...

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After 24 years with the company, Jackie Palumbo, CPC, ELI-MP, Director of Underwriting & Insurance Services at PRMS, is retiring. As she prepares to pivot in her career, turning her years of executive leadership experience into a new role as a professional life coach, we asked her to reflect on how the medical malpractice industry, the mental healthcare community, and PRMS ...

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Women’s Equality Day celebrates the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, which prevents states and the federal government from denying an American’s right to vote due to sex. In honor of the 100-year anniversary on August 26th, PRMS is pleased to highlight our partner organization, The Association of Women Psychiatrists, and the work it does for both women psychiatrists and the ...

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In these uncertain times, the issues around telepsychiatry are more confusing than ever. To provide some answers to these uncertainties, we created a Telepsychiatry On-Demand Tutorial and are sharing associated resources, which you can access via this link (access the webinar under “Presentation”). While there continue to be many unknowns, this on-demand tutorial covers changes ...

This July marks Minority Mental Health Month, and now more than ever, knowing that minority communities are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re using our platform to spread awareness, share educational tools, and show support. PRMS is proud to announce our donation this month to the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in an effort to support this cause. ...

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An insurance policy with PRMS provides our clients with peace of mind. And this June 28th, in honor of National Insurance Awareness Day, we asked the PRMS Insurance Services team to share a few of the most common questions they receive from clients – and just what’s so great about a PRMS insurance policy. What has been the most common question received by Insurance Services in ...

Contemplating a return to the office? As we begin to reemerge after enforced state-wide lockdowns and closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for psychiatrists to be prepared as practices open back up and federal and state regulatory exceptions and waivers go away. And while we do not know what exactly will happen next, our Risk Managers have created a he ...

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Deborah Shoemaker, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, to be our featured guest blogger this month and reflect on the current environment in Pennsylvania and the country at large.  I started to write this article a few weeks ago in May when the commonwealth [Pennsylvania] was startin ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Volunteer

In an effort to continue our support of organizations helping communities affected by the unprecedented results of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in recognition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, PRMS is pleased to announce our donations to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Purple Heart Foundation this June. NAMI provides advocacy, edu ...

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