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Utilization ManagementIf either you or a family member is in an acute phase of an illness that may require hospitalization, Prairie States' Utilization Management professionals work with you to make sure you obtain the appropriate services. The goal is to get you the treatment you need to get well in the most effective way possible. Active involvement by Prairie States during treatment assures that best practices are followed, and prevents unnecessary or redundant procedures.
Prairie States' clinical experts are here to guide you
Our nurses, supported by a full panel of physician specialists, review both inpatient and outpatient services to be sure you receive proper treatment for your condition. We identify questionable medications or procedures that are problematic, and look for criteria that indicate where treatment options are available. We provide you with alternatives that can shorten hospital stays while making sure you get the best necessary treatment.
Utilization Management lets you focus on getting better
Active involvement by Prairie States' nurses and clinicians during your treatment gives you peace of mind. Working closely with your health care providers, we help you receive the right treatment so you recover from your illness in the shortest amount of time, with the most successful outcome.