Clients Optimize Resources With Imaging, Behavioral and Chronic Management Criteria
SEATTLE, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering efficient, high-quality healthcare is now easier for providers and payors, thanks to quality and workflow tools embedded in the new Milliman Care Guidelines(R) 13th Edition.
Milliman Care Guidelines has integrated diagnosis-specific national quality measures within the Care Guidelines' workflow by mapping its clinical content to national quality standards and accreditation requirements; enhancing variance-tracking and workflow tools; and expanding educational materials for clinicians and patients.
Quick and efficient diagnosis and treatment lead to higher quality care for patients. The Care Guidelines support provider and payor efforts by integrating evidence-based practices into healthcare professionals' workflow -- practices that deliver efficient, best-practice care, and achieve desired patient care outcomes using an optimal level of resources.
Integrated Quality Tools
Included within updated Care Guidelines interactive software are reports, tools and resources enabling organizations to deliver quality care:
Efficiency-Creating Clinical Products
In addition to these quality-specific tools, Milliman Care Guidelines offers several products that enable organizations to manage specific care areas in-house, including:
Based on a strong foundation of rigorous, evidence-based medicine, the Care Guidelines deliver updated clinical content from a full-time clinical editorial staff that cites more than 15,000 unique references in the current seven-product Care Guidelines series. Editors assessed each reference and updated more than one-third in this most recent annual update.
About Milliman Care Guidelines
Milliman Care Guidelines, LLC, A Milliman Company, is located in Seattle, and independently develops and produces evidence-based clinical guidelines and software used by more than 1,000 clients, including hospitals, providers and seven of the eight largest US health plans. Covering the continuum of care, the seven-product Care Guidelines series supports the care of nearly two-thirds of US health plan members. For more information, visit www.careguidelines.com/qlearn.
Milliman Care Guidelines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Milliman, Inc., which is among the world's largest independent actuarial and consulting firms. Founded in Seattle in 1947 as Milliman & Robertson, the company now has 49 offices in key locations worldwide. Milliman employs more than 2,000 people, with a professional staff of more than 1,000 qualified consultants and actuaries, including specialists ranging from clinicians to economists. The firm has consulting practices in healthcare, employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, life insurance and financial services. Milliman serves the full spectrum of business, financial, government, union, education and non-profit organizations. For more information, visit www.milliman.com.
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