Do You Have What it Takes to be a UR Nurse?

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new opportunity to utilize your clinical nursing skills? Are you interested in healthcare quality and cost issues? Utilization Review (UR), an aspect...

The Broad Scope of the Utilization Management Nurse

Utilization Management (UM) nursing has generalized standardized job roles and tasks, and the role is complex and varied with many specialties and subspecialties.  As a UM Quality Manager, I...

Concurrent Utilization Review – When is it Done?

The process of utilization review can start at any point along the continuum of needed services. Utilization review coordinators who maintain an active healthcare license, i.e. registered nurses or...

National Nurses Week

Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare system, yet, many times we wonder if anyone notices. Well last week, Jimmy Kimmel, shared a personal story with millions of viewers about...

The Progression of Case Manager and Utilization Review Roles

It has been interesting to observe the role of the nurse case manager and utilization review nurse over the past two decades. Case manager and utilization review roles have distinct...

A PSN Success Story

Client’s Challenge: In May of 2015 a large Health Plan approached PSN with an immediate and critical need to fill 200 utilization review nurse temporary positions throughout the U...

Healthcare offers the most work-from-home jobs

According to a study by a popular career site, healthcare tops the five job categories with the most work-from-home jobs. That’s great news for healthcare employees who want...