Issues Facing Men’s Health Today: Lack of Preventative Care


One of the ways men stay healthy throughout their lives is by participating in continuous medical care. By going to physicians they are familiar with for regular checkups, doctors are able to guide people’s behavior and health – or more importantly, notice signs of a potential problem. The point of these checkups is preventative care, […]

Issues Facing Men’s Health Today: Treatment Options


When people learn they have medical conditions, they naturally leap to the next step: treatment. But choosing the right treatment is not always a black-and-white process, particularly for men with prostate cancer. Each person’s injury or disease is affected by his or her gender, age, lifestyle and other medical needs. There is rarely only one […]

Wearable Tech: The Future of Healthcare


With the advent of such handy and on-the-go wearable tech as smart watches, Fitbit, and even virtual reality, it’s no surprise that the healthcare industry is on board with these advances. Wearable tech is often seen as a luxury, but when it comes to healthcare, what is considered a convenience now could well become the […]

New Technologies Being Embraced by Physicians

Physician utilizing technology

The health care industry is far different from what it was just ten years ago, and it will see additional changes in the next decade as well. Not only have health care and insurance laws changed, the way physicians practice medicine is evolving. Computing hardware and Internet-based technology have advanced to the point where doctors […]

Preventing Misdiagnosis: Biases and Patient Engagement


Even in the world of medicine, with up-to-date technology and the brightest minds in the field working to their best ability, mistakes can be made. One area that can be particularly hazy is in diagnosing a patient. Many factors can affect a physician’s diagnosis- preconceived biases, unclear communication, and even a patient’s lack of engagement […]

Reimbursements Driving Better Clinical Outcomes in Behavioral Health

HealthCare Reimburesments

Over the past few years, America has witnessed its health care system shift from a predominately pay-for-service model to one with various reimbursement models that focus on long-term behavioral health improvements, promoting efficiency and reducing costs. It may seem like a tall order for physician payment methods to improve patient care, but the industry agrees […]

URAC Accreditation – Just what is it?

URAC Accreditation

Check out the latest from Advanced Medical Reviews (AMR) on URAC Accreditations in a simple infographic. AMR is accredited as both an Independent Review Organization (IRO) for internal and external peer reviews, and for Health Utilization Management (UM).

New Technologies Addressing Mental Health

Virtual Reality

Mental health encompasses factors such as mood swings, stress management and more serious issues like mental illness. A 2014 study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found that 43.6 million Americans over age 18 experienced some type of mental illness. This isn’t a small or insignificant problem. Individuals suffering from poor mental […]

The Latest Facts on the Mental Health Crisis in America

Mental Health

Approximately 43.6 million adults in the U.S. suffer from some type of mental illness, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). That is more than 18 percent of the U.S. population. At that rate, it’s nearly impossible for someone to go their whole lives without either experiencing mental illness first hand […]

Utilization Review (UR) for Sarcoma Treatment

UR's Role in Sarcoma treatment

Individuals battling sarcoma will undergo countless tests, procedures and treatments over the course of months or years. The goal of Utilization Review is for patients to receive the best care possible. Insurers use an evidence-based approach during Utilization Review to make sure patients do not receive duplicate or un-proven procedures.   Utilization Review During Sarcoma […]

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