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Virtual Peer Support Groups

JOIN US FOR VIRTUAL PEER SUPPORT View the 1-minute video below for an essence of the discussions that occur within the peer support group.  All groups are unique, with doctors  and the healthcare team free to explore all issues which may emerge. Joseph Weiner MD, PhD will be facilitating a complimentary virtual [...]

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Physicians As Team Leaders

      Primarily, physicians are accustomed to being in a one-on-one relationship with the patient. This model of clinical care is taught from medical school through clinical training. Leadership skills were not formally part of the training of physicians, and yet the changing healthcare landscape, with its complexities and emphasis on [...]

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PRI Interviews Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal on Why it is Important to Include Families in Patient Care

  "They’re the key to healing the person, not in the thirty minutes that we spend with them in the day, but the 23 hours and thirty minutes that they’re home together without us." Gurpreet Dhaliwal, M.D., is a clinician-educator and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. [...]

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PRI Interviews Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal on Supervising other Health Care Providers

"When you don't teach, you wind up having that same conversation again and again. When you teach, the next conversation is at a higher level, and the next conversation is at a higher level." Gurpreet Dhaliwal, M.D., is a clinician-educator and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. [...]

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PRI COVID-19 Update: Preparations for Opening Up Your Practice

PRI COVID-19 Update Preparations for Opening Up Your Practice Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) would like to update our insured doctors and facility managers regarding evolving malpractice issues associated with COVID-19. As restrictions begin to lift and practices look to transition to a higher percentage of in-person care, providers should be aware [...]

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COVID-19 Group Support Virtual Meetings for All Medical Professionals and Healthcare Workers

Joseph Weiner MD, PhD will be facilitating complimentary Virtual Peer Support Groups. to all members of the healthcare team  in New York and beyond during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are not limiting this group to physicians and nurses - all healthcare workers are welcome. Dr. Weiner is an Associate Professor of [...]

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PRI Offers Weekly Virtual Peer Support to Sustain Medical Professionals During Pandemic Response

ROSLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (“PRI”), an admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, announced the expansion of its peer support program for the medical professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. PRI is hosting weekly virtual group sessions with a focus on self-care and stress management during the [...]

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Dramatic Turnaround at PRI Continues with $108 Million Surplus Improvement and Net Income of $95 Million

ROSLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (“PRI”), the third largest admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, announced its 2019 financial results showing that the dramatic financial turnaround that began in 2017 is continuing without interruption. The impressive performance in 2019—including a $108 million improvement to surplus and net income of [...]

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Patient Influence and Visceral Bias

Our patients are individuals with a variety of personalities, needs, circumstances and situations that may influence our interactions with them and therefore can impact the clinical decisions we make. The influence of affective sources of error on decision making has been widely underestimated. Visceral arousal may put us at risk for making [...]

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PRI Alert Update on COVID-19

This information has been updated. Please visit the PRI COVID-19 Information and Resource Center for more up-to-date information.              

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