Archive | Utilization Management
Posted on November 11, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
From the election to recent statewide regulations, Workers’ Compensation is bracing for big changes in 2017. Find out more in our infographic!
Posted on November 4, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
The goal of workers’ compensation is to support employers and workers in offering the benefits workers need to recover from injuries or support themselves after becoming disabled. Every state has a workers’ compensation insurance system and specific guidelines within which businesses and employees must work. While the system has worked for many years, in recent […]
Posted on October 20, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
One of the ways men stay healthy throughout their lives is by participating in continuous medical care. By going to physicians they are familiar with for regular checkups, doctors are able to guide people’s behavior and health – or more importantly, notice signs of a potential problem. The point of these checkups is preventative care, […]
Posted on October 13, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
When people learn they have medical conditions, they naturally leap to the next step: treatment. But choosing the right treatment is not always a black-and-white process, particularly for men with prostate cancer. Each person’s injury or disease is affected by his or her gender, age, lifestyle and other medical needs. There is rarely only one […]
Posted on September 22, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Check out the latest from Advanced Medical Reviews (AMR) on URAC Accreditations in a simple infographic. AMR is accredited as both an Independent Review Organization (IRO) for internal and external peer reviews, and for Health Utilization Management (UM).
Posted on August 26, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Individuals battling sarcoma will undergo countless tests, procedures and treatments over the course of months or years. The goal of Utilization Review is for patients to receive the best care possible. Insurers use an evidence-based approach during Utilization Review to make sure patients do not receive duplicate or un-proven procedures. Utilization Review During Sarcoma […]
Posted on July 7, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
When people visit emergency rooms or even their family physicians, they are more likely to see the doctor use a computer or tablet in the office than pull out a paper file. This is because the health care industry has heavily shifted toward using electronic health records (EHR). These records encapsulate all patient data from […]
Posted on April 8, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
In the late 1980s, there were no existing uniform standards for utilization review services, raising concern within the industry and highlighting a need for oversight. The Utilization Review Accreditation Commission was incorporated in 1990 to offer health organizations an opportunity to have trained reviewers examine their operations and publicly ensure they are delivering care in […]
Posted on February 29, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Curious about the state of independent medical reviews (IMR) in California’s workers’ comp system? Our infographic shows statistics from 2014 for the top treatment categories and the most common IMR outcomes. Enjoy and share!
Posted on February 15, 2016 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Despite more than a decade of government-sponsored anti-obesity campaigns, a reduction in the consumption of soft drinks and a trend of fast-food menus listing calorie counts, obesity rates in the United States are still increasing. Every state in our nation has rates of obesity that are higher than 20 percent. Arkansas has the highest adult […]