Professional Risk Management Services News
"Telepsychiatry and Risk Management" (Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience)
Written by PRMS Senior Risk Manager, Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM Login required
"To Report or Not to Report" (Psychiatry)
This column, written by PRMS risk management staff, addresses the issue of reporting impaired drivers.Login required
FAQs About HIPAA and HITECH: What Physicians Need to Know (Psychiatric News)
Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at PRMS.


PRMS is pleased to announce that Dr. Deborah Hales has been appointed as Psychiatrist in Residence at PRMS. Read press release (.pdf)
Year in Review
PRMS Vice President Co-Editor of Clinical Guide to Mental Disability Evaluations
PRMS Vice President, Risk Management, Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD has co-edited a new guide to disability evaluations with renowned forensic psychiatrist Liza H. Gold, MD. The book addresses the various types of mental disability examinations and related issues.
PRMS Supports the Troops
For over eight years, PRMS staff have been showing their appreciation for the sacrifices made by servicemen and women overseas by sending them care packages and letters.
Reid Receives 2014 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award
At the Annual Meeting of the APA, the 2014 winner of the Manfred S. Guttmacher Award, William H. Reid, MD, MPH was honored for his book.



  • Liability Risks to Psychiatrists An Evolving Field, An Expert Voice

    Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, the Vice President of Risk Management at PRMS, has become one of the nation's top experts in professional liability for forensic psychiatrists. The recently published and critically lauded book Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Minimizing Harm, by Robert Sadoff, MD, includes a chapter by Ms. Vanderpool that addresses the unique liability concerns of forensic psychiatrists.

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