2022

As you may be packing your suitcase for an upcoming summer vacation, there are a few things to consider before taking time away from your practice. 1) Make certain your staff has accurate telephone numbers and other contact information.  Discuss with them situations in which you absolutely want to be contacted; which may include problems with specific patients.  Remember, your ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Doctor Nicholas LaCivita, PGY-I Psychiatry Resident at the Mississippi State Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program, to be featured as a guest blogger this month. Dr. LaCivita reflects on his experience attending the 2022 Spring Meeting co-hosted by the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association and the Mississi ...

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The month of June marks both LGBTQ+ Pride Month and Juneteenth. To further advance our mission to support behavioral health and in honor of Pride and Juneteenth, PRMS is pleased to highlight and announce our donations to two organizations working to support members of the LGBTQ+ and African American communities, respectively – the Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists (AGLP) and ...

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My primary role as the new PRMS Director of Underwriting is to manage and mentor the Underwriting Team and provide expertise when evaluating and analyzing risks.  In addition, I am responsible for monitoring and maintaining the daily operations of all the underwriting team members to ensure compliance with the goals and standards of the organization. In September 2017, I joine ...

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In advance of Children’s Mental Awareness Day on May 5th, PRMS was delighted to once again partner with Kraftlove for a spring service project in April! Kraftlove, a local Arlington, VA-based nonprofit organization, provides interactive art projects to hospitalized children facing challenging circumstances, using art to inspire creativity and help transform their hospital exper ...

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In February 2022, I became the new Director of Claims at PRMS. My primary role is to oversee the Claims Department and mentor our very talented team. Prior to joining PRMS at the end of August 2021, I worked as the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Operations for The American Insurance Trust, an insurance company that insures psychologists and allied health professionals. Befo ...

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This May in honor of Mental Health Awareness, PRMS is honored to support two national organizations advocating for mental health of children and youth in our communities, Child Mind Institute and The Trevor Project. As the provider of The Psychiatrists Program®, we are acutely aware of the importance of the mental health services that psychiatrists and other practitioners off ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Janet Baek, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, CA, to be featured as our guest blogger this month and share her goals as the new PRMS Fellow in Child Psychiatry with the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry. I applied to become a fellow with the Gr ...

On March 26, 2022 the PRMS team – including our brand mascot, the owl – moved up the street to a new ‘nest’ at 4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209. While bittersweet to leave the office we called ‘home’ for the last ten years, we are enjoying our brand new space – just hear what some of the members of our PRMS team have to say! Robert Clark, Litigation Specia ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to mental health, we are pleased to feature Chaden Noureddine, fourth-year medical student at Rutgers Medical School and the Medical Student Representative for the American Association for Psychiatric Administration and Leadership, as a guest blogger this month. Ms. Noureddine reflects on her experience working with AAPAL and her goals with t ...