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Posted on September 7, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
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.
Posted on September 1, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
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.
Posted on August 25, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
As U.S. healthcare expenses continue their long-term climb, providers and payers are exploring fresh approaches to care delivery and reimbursement.
Posted on August 2, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Air ambulances provide quick transportation for patients in remote locations, as well as for paramedics and other medical professionals whose services can be the difference between life and death in an emergency. In the first part of this series, we looked at why hospitals offer air medical services (AMS) and how insurers and patients navigate […]
Posted on July 21, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Air ambulances have rapidly become vital and unique fixtures of the U.S. healthcare system. As specialized aircrafts – i.e., medically equipped helicopters and fixed-wing airplanes – they provide emergency transportation over distances and/or terrains that would be impractical for ground ambulances. Their use has surged since 1980, when medical helicopters began to be manufactured […]
Posted on June 23, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Prescription drugs are critical to any effective healthcare system, but in the U.S. they are also a growing financial burden on patients, employers and care providers, many of whom struggle to keep up with their high costs. According to separate reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, prescriptions accounted for a […]
Posted on June 16, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Making an effective transition to value-based care, and to a corresponding reimbursement model that works for medical providers, insurers and patients alike, is a longstanding goal for much of the U.S. healthcare system. There are many compelling reasons for adopting value-based reimbursement (VBR) as a replacement for traditional fee-for-service (FFS), with two of the most notable […]
Posted on May 19, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Do you “power nap” with a meditation app? Behavioral Health is tapping into tech for innovative ways to leverage the accessibility and big data of apps. Learn more in this original infographic from AMR!
Posted on April 21, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
There is no denying physicians have stressful jobs. Every day, people place their lives and well-being in physicians’ hands and ask these professionals to have all of the answers. In addition to these high expectations, doctors must see numerous patients each day while keeping on top of administrative duties, technological advancements, continuing education and legislative […]
Posted on April 14, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
There is no way around it: Risk management is necessary for healthcare facilities. In an industry with high stakes, small errors in healthcare can lead to significant injuries, fatalities and increased costs for providers. Risk management works to improve patient safety and care, cut costs and ultimately benefit providers’ bottom lines. What is Risk […]