Today McKesson Health Solutions announced InterQual® 2015, the latest edition of our flagship decision support solution. What’s new in InterQual® this year? Quite a lot! Read the press release, then visit InterQual2015.com to see how InterQual® 2015 can help your organization support better patient outcomes and efficiency with the industry’s leading peer-reviewed clinical decision support criteria. Read the press release Get more information about InterQual® 2015
Are you headed to the 2015 ACMA National Conference, held April 26-29 in Phoenix, AZ? Prepare yourself for the disruptive trends rapidly changing healthcare. Grab your morning coffee and join McKesson Health Solutions executive Tammie Phillips, R.N., at her session entitled, “Changing the Care Management Model.” It kicks off on April 28th at 9:30 a.m. sharp! Read the news release to learn more about what her session will cover and what you can learn
CMS set a goal of having value-based payments account for 50% of Medicare reimbursement by 2018. It's equally ambitious and daunting for many payers. But in this new white paper, The Top 10 Things Payers and Providers Can Do Today to Start Aligning with VBR Tomorrow, McKesson offers a proven 10-step plan that can help payers and providers work together to accelerate their journey to value and improve their odds of achieving these regulatory goals. Read now or download and read later
The lowly fax machine. Patented in 1843 and still one of the most important technologies in healthcare today. For a high-tech business like healthcare, isn't it time to retire this ancient device? Becker's Health IT & CIO Review thinks so. See what Becker's had to say about the legacy tech that just won't fade.
As we move from fee-for-service to value-based care, payers and providers struggle to contend with the many reform models being tested and implemented. To successfully make the transition, stakeholders need to address these five critical pieces: • Shared risk for all stakeholders • A robust primary care foundation • The alignment of payment models and incentives • Information technology that supports such alignment • Strong regional collaboration Experts from McKesson Health Solution describe how to get it done in How We Can Make Healthcare Payment and Delivery Reform Work. Read now or download and read later
How a national general acute care hospital and a national managed health care company each saw the “best of times” with McKesson Community Health Solutions (payer) and Community Healthcare System (provider) each shared a struggle on how to bring more transparency and information to their care and payment workflows. Automated and robust solutions from McKesson helped them improve the quality and cost of healthcare their organizations provide. The Payer Community Health Solutions: Improving care quality, cost with more robust clinical standards Without a stricter tie to evidence-based guidelines while making medical necessity decisions, payers face potential inconsistency in the…
On a Reach MD podcast, Brian McDonough, MD, talks with Doug Moeller, MD, Medical Director at McKesson Health Solutions, about how physicians can be prepared to support and manage patients undergoing DNA testing. He warns that there are risks to genetic testing such as uncovering latent medical diseases and disorders or uncovering surprising family findings. With more than 14,000 registered genetic tests, being prepared to counsel patients is a challenging yet critical undertaking. Listen to the podcast
How fast are payers and providers adopting new value-based payment models? According to the first industry study of its kind, more than two-thirds of payments are expected to be based on value measurements by 2020. Remarkably, 90% of payers and 81% of providers are already using some mix of value-based reimbursement and fee-for-service, according to the new report, The State of Value-Based Reimbursement and the Transition from Volume to Value in 2014. Read now or download and read later