Rx for Risk

Rx for Risk: Risk Management Newsletters for Neurologists and Psychiatrists

Rx for Risk is a quarterly publication designed to alert clients to emerging and ongoing medical professional liability risks and to provide timely advice in handling those risks.

Education

Online Education

Online Education

PRMS Program websites offer a library of risk management articles, multimedia tutorials and online CME activities, available to PRMS clients free of charge.

HIPAA Help

PRMS has developed a library of information and resources specific to HIPAA and designed to help clients understand how HIPAA affects their practice.

Have You Seen...?

PRMS staff is always on the lookout for events that alter the landscape of medical professional liability, and publishes concise updates in a central location so that clients can see at a glance the latest developments that affect their risk.

Risk Management and Patient Safety

Our proactive, dynamic approach to risk management and patient safety is physician and patient-centered, not liability-centered and is determined by an ongoing assessment of clients' needs. We provide personalized consultation, education on patient safety and risk management topics for CME credit, a library of articles and a variety of other resources to help our clients improve patient outcomes and at the same time reduce professional liability risk.

Quality Staff

The risk management department is staffed by experienced professionals with legal and clinical backgrounds. This powerful combination provides clients with assistance from individuals who have a thorough understanding of both the clinical situation and the legal issues and implications. Our staff speaks and publishes nationally on a variety of risk management topics.

Helpline

Risk Management Consultation Services (RMCS)

The toll-free RMCS helpline allows in-person access to risk managers who provide advice tailored to a client's specific needs.

Continuing Medical Education Seminars

PRMS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PRMS offers several CME seminars for physicians each year. Both in person and online seminars are available. In addition, PRMS' risk managers are regularly invited expert speakers for national, regional, and local conferences and meetings. Our seminars and education programs are designed to provide both a basic grounding in risk management concepts as well as more advanced practical applications of risk management and patient safety strategies.

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Additional topics can be tailored to clients' requirements, including:

  • Elements of a Malpractice Lawsuit
  • Informed Consent
  • Doctor & Patient Communication
  • Confidentiality and Requests for Patient Information
  • Managing Patient Complaints
  • Documentation
  • Professional Liability Issues in Prescribing
  • Professional Liability Issues in Forensic Activities
  • Telemedicine Risk Management
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Websites, Social Networking and Blogs
  • Managing Patients with Suicidal and Dangerous Behaviors
  • Physician's Liability for the Acts/Omissions of other Professionals