The first blog in a series from AMR’s management leadership – “Insights from the Inside” – in which we highlight and share our insights, philosophy, and values, as they relate to our work at AMR. When I reflect on my management philosophy, I’m reminded of something Peter Drucker said, “so much of what we […]
Category: Independent Medical Reviews
Unlike national programs such as Supplemental Security Income and state-federal partnerships like Medicaid, the structure and the funding of WC initiatives are entirely determined by statehouses.
With the benefits of stability and high demand, it is easy to understand what drives many undergraduates to pursue a career in medicine.
The gold standard for evidence for EBM – randomized controlled trials (RCTs) – only emerged in the 20th century.
Millennials will confront mounting human and economic costs of these chronic conditions, along with emerging problems such as antibiotic resistance.
What can providers and payers do, beyond tech upgrades, to more closely align their services with millennial expectations?
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.
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 […]
“Patient-centered” is a widely used term in health care discussions, but what does it really mean? The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) provides an instructive example. A PCMH embodies an approach to the primary care practice (PCP), one in which care is coordinated, accountable and comprehensive, as well as inclusive of wellness, preventive, acute and chronic […]
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 […]