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UMUniversity of Malta
UMUser Modeling
UMUniversity of Maine (Orono, ME)
UMUnified Messaging
UMUniversity of Minnesota
UMUniversity of Miami (Florida)
UMUniversity of Maryland
UMUniversity of Manitoba
UMUnited Methodist
UMUniversity of Michigan (also seen as U-M)
UMUniversidade do Minho (Portugal)
UMUniversity of Missouri
UMUniversity of Massachusetts
UMUniversity of Montana
UMUniversity of Manchester (UK)
UMUniversity of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia)
UMUniversity of Mississippi
UMUniversidad de Montevideo (Spanish: University of Montevideo; Montevideo, Uruguay)
UMUniversity of Memphis (Tennessee)
UMUtilization Management
UMUniversiti Malaya (Malaya University, Malaysia)
UMUS Minor Outlying Islands (airline code)
UMUsers Manual
UMUniversidad de Morón (Spanish: University of Morón; Argentina)
UMUpper Marlboro (Maryland)
UMUnified Model
UMUrban Myth
UMUser Module
UMUnaccompanied Minor
UMUninsured Motorist coverage (protects a motorist against damage from an accident with an uninsured motorist)
UMUniversité de Montréal
UMUnit of Measurement
UMUniversité de Moncton (French; Nouveau-Brunswick, Québec)
UMAir Zimbabwe (airline code)
UMUpper Motor (neurons)
UMUnit Manager
UMUnable to Maintain
UMUnacknowledged Mode (telecommunications)
UMUltimate Muscle (video game)
UMUmbria Mobilità (Italian public transport company)
UMUniversity of Maastricht (Netherlands)
UMUnexplained-Mysteries (website)
UMUnderground Mine
UMUniversal Modem
UMUnscheduled Maintenance
UMUniversity of Malaga
UMUnit Movement
UMUniversity of Manila (Philippines)
UMUnder-Mentioned
UMUniform Methodology (finance)
UMUncertainty Modelling
UMUniform Manifest (HAZMAT)
UMUnit of Measure Code
UMUlkoasiainministeriö/Utrikesministeriet (Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland)
UMUltimortal (comic strip)
UMUnauthorized Monitoring
UMUnderwater Mechanic
UMWake/Midway Islands (ISO country code)
UMUnión para a Mudanza (Spanish: Union for Change, Guinea-Bissau)
UMUARS Missions (NASA)
UMMicrometer (Micron, 1x10^-6 SI meters; Greek Letter Mu (µ), not u)
UMUnmatched Map
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Early information system support for utilization management was quite limited, with most hospital information system vendors providing fields for utilization reviewers to document information necessary for the patient billing process.
Nevertheless, she suggests, "You're far less likely to have patients and physicians objecting to things like lower lengths of stay, and you're far less likely to be sued, if you're working on improving quality rather than doing traditional utilization management.
These attempts at utilization management are not working.
For this reason, a physician will want assurance that the PO has appropriate utilization management systems and credentialing policies in place.
Cross-referencing of claims data with utilization management data must be electronic and automatic.
These proactive efforts will help the patient by solving utilization management problems before they occur and thus avoiding unnecessary delays in the provision of care.