Our job at AMR is to uphold the standards of quality healthcare that ensure patients receive appropriate and necessary care. In that same spirit, we are proud to be reaccredited by URAC as evidence of how we, too, are held to and adhere to standards that ensure our work is competent and thorough.
Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
Advanced Medical Reviews (AMR) is proud to announce that it has earned URAC reaccreditation in Health Utilization Management (HUM) and reaccreditation as an Independent Review Organization (IRO) in Comprehensive Internal and External Reviews. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, AMR has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes, and better patient outcomes.
Since 2004, AMR has been setting the industry standard in providing quality independent medical peer review and utilization management services. AMR offers a single source solution for its clients' peer review and utilization management needs covering all specialties and subspecialties nationwide. Highly trained compliance staff and specialized review nurses are bolstered by a strong quality assurance process ensuring the highest quality standards throughout the review process.
“Appropriateness and efficiency are words to live by in meeting new value-based goals for population health. AMR’s URAC accreditation shows an ability to abide by the gold standard when it comes to performing Health Utilization Management functions,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “URAC’s utilization management accreditation standards promote an evidence-based and reasonable review of services that respect both patients and providers.”
AMR received a score of 100% on both the IRO and UM accreditations while achieving full compliance with all of URAC’s Leading Indicators. Meeting all of URAC's Standards, including Leading Indicators, demonstrates that AMR's security procedures, system integration, credentialing procedures and other company processes meet the industry standards set forth by URAC. As Megan Kaufman, General Manager of AMR adds, “Our job at AMR is to uphold the standards of quality healthcare that ensure patients receive appropriate and necessary care. In that same spirit, we are proud to be reaccredited by URAC as evidence of how we, too, are held to and adhere to standards that ensure our work is competent and thorough. Reaccreditation is a continuous and ongoing process and we are proud of our staff for ensuring we are always prepared for the scrutiny that an onsite audit demands.”
“Increased accountability regarding the proper delivery of care makes the role of independent review organizations more important than ever. By achieving independent URAC accreditation for their IRO services, Advanced Medical Reviews is proving a proficiency in providing knowledgeable and credentialed reviewers free of conflicts of interest,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “URAC’s thorough IRO standards provide for effective comprehensive internal and external reviews, and AMR’s accreditation will make them stand out in the marketplace.”
About Advanced Medical Reviews
At AMR, we believe every patient should receive quality healthcare. AMR delivers physician-led peer reviews to a diverse group of healthcare and legal organizations, including commercial plans, Medicare, Medicaid, and more. Our commitment is to provide our clients with a fully integrated, compliant and cost-effective service emphasizing continuous quality improvement, innovation and client satisfaction. Whether in Utilization Management or for Internal and External Reviews, we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards as set forth by URAC. Need more information? Find us at http://www.admere.com - Follow us on twitter @Amr_reviews -Connect with us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/advanced-medical-reviews.
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. URAC is a nonprofit organization developing evidence-based measures and standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.