McKesson Execs Speak Out On Better Care And Payment Delivery, Specialty Rx Innovation, And More

McKesson Execs Speak Out on Better Care and Payment Delivery, Specialty Rx Innovation, and More

  • April 2, 2014

Here's a roundup of recent media coverage featuring McKesson Health Solutions experts on key healthcare and technology issues, from building a secure healthcare cloud to molecular diagnostics, value-based care, Big Data, bundled payments, ICD-10, and more. Eight Questions Health-Care CEOs Must Ask IT Leaders Before Deploying Systems in the Cloud Can cloud computing solve age-old problem of connecting stakeholders, and help move health care toward a streamlined delivery model? The answer relies on healthcare CEOs and their technology infrastructure, according to this recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Bob Franceschini, McKesson’s VP of enterprise architecture and technology.  Is your leadership is…

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How We Can Make Healthcare Payment And Delivery Reform Work

How We Can Make Healthcare Payment and Delivery Reform Work

  • February 27, 2014

DOWNLOAD and share the WHITE PAPER now The current array of healthcare reforms hasn't produced a single reimbursement model that can replace our reliance on a fee-for-service (FFS) foundation, nor has it accounted for the seismic shift in care delivery that providers must make. We need a definitive transition from the current FFS system to one that will drive value through mixed reimbursement schemes, which themselves support multiple forms of payment bundling in conjunction with limited FFS. In this new white paper, How We Can Make Payment and Delivery Reform Work, Dr. David Nace, VP and medical director at McKesson Health Solutions, defines the five critical elements of successful care delivery reform that payers and…

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The Future Of Claims Processing Is Bundled

The Future of Claims Processing is Bundled

  • February 25, 2014

"Changing the future of claims processing." That's how ACO News reported McKesson Episode Management's™ recent release of 22 new episodes based on the PROMETHEUS Payment® Evidence Informed Case Rate (ECR) definitions. The bundled payment solution is the first milestone in our agreement with the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) to advance adoption of healthcare payment reform. With the initial 22 episodes, McKesson is addressing 35 percent of commercial payers’ spend. And these episodes are just the first in a planned series of PROMETHEUS ECRs intended to cover up to 80 percent of U.S. medical spend. Read the full story and the press release

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