Reframing Utilization Management Will Enhance Value-Based Care

Utilization management is undergoing a significant shift in today’s healthcare industry. Seen as a system for reviewing the medical necessity, appropriateness, and reasonableness of services proposed or provided services to patient groups, the utilization review/management process focuses on two primary objectives: to improve the quality of services and patient outcomes and to ensure that resources are used appropriately.

5 Ways EMS Personnel Can Improve Patient Care Reporting

Mediating at the crossroads between health care, public health, and universal safety, EMS provides out-of-hospital acute care to patients with illnesses and injuries that constitute a medical emergency. More than a transportation medium to definitive care, EMS plays an intricate role in today’s healthcare system; controlling multiple components that impact the coordination and seamlessness of patient care in a high-stress, fast-paced medical climate.