an official review of the need and quality of services rendered inside a hospital or clinic or via an individual care provider. Conducted by a specially-appointed team, a utilization review frequently evaluates whether the degree of service rendered is the most adequate to the severity of the presenting dilemma.

UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR): "The utilization review will be completed throughout the first half of next week."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/utilization-review-ur/ (accessed October 16, 2021).