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Understanding the Acronyms of Independent Medical Reviews

What is an IRO and IMR and DUR? Find out what these acronyms mean and how they relate to one another in the latest infographic from AMR!

How Privatization Affects Workers’ Compensation Programs

WC claims impact state budgets depending upon the structure of programs within each given state.

Privatization has emerged as one solution to curb the costs of workers’ compensation on state funds.

Workers’ Compensation Reforms: What’s on the Horizon?

WC reforms are popping up around the nation.

The high variance of WC rules and regulations by state makes it difficult to generalize about future trends.

Modern Medical School and What it Takes to Become a Physician

Does modern medical school align with the needs of future patients?

With the benefits of stability and high demand, it is easy to understand what drives many undergraduates to pursue a career in medicine.

A Closer Look at Evidence-based Medicine Benefits and Guidelines

Many tests fall under the EBM umbrella.

EBM is a major step forward from older systems of medicine such as humorism and unproven (but once commonplace) procedures such as bloodletting.

An Overview of Evidence-based Medicine

Evidence-based medicine considers additional testing and trial models.

The gold standard for evidence for EBM – randomized controlled trials (RCTs) – only emerged in the 20th century.

The Long-Term Impact of Millennials on Healthcare Services and Costs

Technology will continue to shape the future of patient interactions.

Millennials will confront mounting human and economic costs of these chronic conditions, along with emerging problems such as antibiotic resistance.

How Millennials are Reshaping the Entire Healthcare Sector

Millennials demand instant access to all services.

What can providers and payers do, beyond tech upgrades, to more closely align their services with millennial expectations?

Millennial Expectations for Healthcare

Millennials will soon make up the bulk of healthcare workers as well as innovators.

The status quos in both claims and billing are at odds with what millennials have come to expect from on-demand services such as Lyft, Airbnb and iOS Maps.

How Millennials are Reshaping Healthcare – Part 1

Millennials are now making mobile devices a core part of the healthcare delivery process.

Millennials came of age during the 2000s and 2010s alongside applications for smartphones, tablets and cloud platforms, all of which have shaped their expectations for the way services are delivered.

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