Does Your Utilization Review Team Have the Tools It Needs?

Utilization review (UR) organizations need to coordinate the efforts of highly skilled professionals on a tight timetable. This makes modern technology a requirement for a top-performing team. According to Dr. Doug Benner, who led Kaiserʼs occupational health services for 30 years and now serves as medical business product development officer at EK Health, the California-based, [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:06-04:00 April 28th, 2017|case study, press release, UR software, ur++|0 Comments

Bill Review Silos Cost Payers Over $2 Billion

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The failure of workers’ compensation claims payers to properly audit medical bills for prior approval of treatment is costing upwards of $2 billion or more annually, in unwarranted medical payments.  This estimate is based on one firm’s analysis of medical payments over the past four years. In [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:08-04:00 March 8th, 2013|bill review, case study, press release, ur enforcer, UR software|0 Comments

DataCare’s UR++ Software Streamlines Treatment Decision Process for AARLA

Integration with DataCare’s UR/Case Management system creates a fully integrated system for applying evidence-based medicine to workers’ comp claims. SAN JOSE, Calif., September 29, 2012 American All-Risk Loss Administrators (AARLA), a leading third party administrator and provider of claims services, has selected DataCare's UR++ software, part of DataCare’s Ahshay® platform, to facilitate workers’ compensation treatment authorizations [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:08-04:00 September 29th, 2012|case study, press release, testimonials, ur++|0 Comments

Ascential Care Partners Choose DataCare Case Management Software

After a thorough evaluation, Ascential Care Partners, LLC (www.ascentialcare.com) has selected DataCare software for their utilization review, case management and managed care services. Ascential Care Partners works with injured individuals, employers, insurers, and government entities to provide solution-oriented options for quality health care delivery. Cindy Whitehouse, CEO and founder of Ascential Care, led the selection. [...]

By | 2017-04-11T16:03:14-04:00 May 30th, 2012|case management, case study, press release, testimonials|0 Comments

Using Technology to Control Medical Cost Leakage

Download the article Presented at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo November 11, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada By: William Zachry, VP Risk Management, Safeway Inc. Anita Weir, Director, Medical and Disability Management, Corporate Risk, Safeway Inc. Eunhee Kim, CEO and co-founder DataCare Corporation and CEO, EK Health THE LOSSES ARE MOUNTING [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:08-04:00 November 12th, 2011|case management, case study, press release, reports|0 Comments

Mitchell Selects DataCare Case Management and Utilization Review Software for Excellence in Innovation

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 -- After a thorough evaluation, Mitchell Workers' Compensation Solutions has selected DataCare’s Utilization Review (UR) and Case Management Software for its managed care operations. Mitchell Workers' Compensation Solutions, a division of Mitchell International, is a leading provider of workers' compensation cost-containment technologies and services. Insurance payers, self insured companies, [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:08-04:00 August 5th, 2011|case management, case study, press release, UR software|0 Comments

Total Managed Care Selects Web-based Utilization Review and Medical Case Management Software from DataCare Corporation

After a thorough evaluation, Total Managed Care, Inc, a leading provider of medical managed care services, has selected DataCare's Utilization Review and Case Management software to create an electronic workplace for coordinating medical management of workers' compensation cases . "At Total Managed Care, we continue to invest in leading-edge technology that allows us to deliver [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:08-04:00 June 28th, 2011|case management, case study, press release, UR software|0 Comments

Impact of Recession and Layoffs on Workers’ Compensation Claims

Strategies for Handling It Layoffs have swept through all industries including manufacturing, service, and retail, along with construction, office services and trade industries. The Labor Department continues to report weakness in the labor market. It is not expected to ease anytime soon. Studies show that new workers' compensation claims increase during recession periods even though [...]

By | 2017-04-11T16:06:05-04:00 January 28th, 2011|case study, ur++|0 Comments

DataCare, EK Health Partner with Large Employer to Decrease Workers’ Comp Medical Spending by 20%

Company Experts Present Case Study at National Workers’ Comp Conference November 9-11 LAS VEGAS & SAN JOSE, Calif.--Wasting medical payments in workers’ compensation is avoidable, according to a panel of experts presenting at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo November 9-11 in Las Vegas. “Our panel will demonstrate how this connectivity can [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:08-04:00 January 28th, 2011|bill review, case study, conference, nwcdc, partners|0 Comments