Workers’ Compensation and Disability Reviews with IROs

Beginning in 1908, federal and state governments established workers’ compensation (WC) programs for employees in hazardous work environments. Programs were enacted in all 50 states by 1949, and the social insurance program is still regulated state-by-state today. That is not to say, however, that nothing has changed. Workers’ compensation programs have expanded and improved significantly […]

Evidence-Based Reporting in Independent Medical Reviews: Abounding in Benefits

Clear communication is essential in many facets of life. Whether it’s a teacher telling students about classroom rules or a physician explaining a diagnosis to a patient, providing easy-to-understand direction is important. This need for clear and open communication is evident in the healthcare industry because it can make the difference in outcomes, patient safety, […]

Fall 2018: Healthcare Updates To Know

  In the healthcare industry, missing a new regulation or alternative treatment could cost you more than money or time. In order to stay informed, we’ve rounded up the most recent updates: New Non-Opioid Treatments For Opiate Withdrawal In response to the national opioid crisis, the FDA has recently approved two new treatments to mitigate […]

How our Leadership Values Support Quality Healthcare

In this week’s excerpt from the leadership roundtable discussion, we pick up with an examination of what “quality” means. The following is from a leadership roundtable discussion in which we explored Advanced Medical Reviews’ belief statement- we believe every patient should receive quality healthcare. Read more from the AMR leadership team- Leah Williams (Manager of […]

Independent Review Organizations (IROs) in Healthcare: An Important Part of Progress

The healthcare industry continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and is the largest source of jobs in the country. That’s not surprising as U.S. healthcare spending is approximately $3.3 trillion or $10,348 per person annually. According to the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker, relative to the size of its […]

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