Healthcare and Cybersecurity

From the treatments physicians offer patients to the computer software providers use to gather, protect and utilize patient information, it’s clear that the healthcare industry is taking a cyber-centric focus. As the healthcare industry advances its connectivity to the Internet and becomes more comfortable using mobile tools and applications, the risk for cyberattacks also increases. […]

Quick Reference Guide to Drug Utilization Reviews [Infographic]

The 21st Century Cures Act, the opioid crisis, and the cost of pharmaceuticals dominated the headlines of 2016, highlighting the importance of understanding how prescription drugs work in today’s healthcare industry. One valuable tool used by employers, health plans and pharmacists is Drug Utilization Review (DUR). AMR created a quick reference guide to DUR so you […]

The Evolution of Health Plans

The health plan you purchase today may not resemble the plan of your parents or grandparents at all. For decades, Americans received healthcare under the traditional fee-for-service system. Insurance companies reimbursed patients or payers based on every service provided to patients. This seemed logical on the surface, yet problems became clear as the industry realized […]

Innovations in Patient-Centric Care

In the past few years, the American healthcare system has witnessed dramatic changes with the consumerization of healthcare marking perhaps the most influential transition. More power than ever has been placed in the hands of patients, given that managing one’s well-being is as easy as opening a smart phone. The influx of apps aimed at […]

What’s on the Horizon for Digital Health Tech

Digital health technology continues to advance and expand into new areas of healthcare, and the industry shows no signs of slowing down. Each year digital health products and analytic capabilities advance, becoming better, more reliable and more compatible with one another. As we head into 2017, let’s take a look at some of the newest […]

The Consumerization of Healthcare

Healthcare has changed drastically in the last six years, but these changes are not all due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Prior to changes in the way we purchase health insurance, advancements in technology and evolving patient preferences began to move the healthcare industry toward a more consumer-oriented landscape. This consumerization of healthcare is […]

Innovations in Rural Medicine

Areas of the U.S. continue to face shortages in physicians and other medical personnel. Individuals living in rural areas are hit particularly hard. Members of many rural communities have to travel hours to reach the nearest hospital or clinic, which may be small and under-equipped to handle a particular emergency or the type of care […]

AMR – 2016 in Review [Video Blog]

2017 is here! Last year was a phenomenal year for Advanced Medical Reviews, so let’s take a moment to look back on 2016 and all that we accomplished. We hope you enjoy our very first Video Blog!

Virtual Reality Enables Superior Medical Training

What if medical students could practice procedures without being in an operating room? What if patients could be better protected from inexperience and rookie mistakes? In the past, students relied on lectures and textbooks to gain the knowledge they needed prior to heading into operating rooms. Students learned through real operations with more experienced surgeons […]

Advanced Prostheses Lead to a Bionic Future

While advancements in prosthetics are exciting from a technological perspective, they are also invaluable to the injured worker or veteran who wants to return to work. Amputations are the costliest injuries in workers’ compensation, as amputees require extensive care and rehab to return to work.  Just as cell phones and computers have become more powerful […]

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