McKesson InterQual® 2015 Sets New Standard For Peer-Reviewed Evidence-Based Clinical Content

McKesson InterQual® 2015 Sets New Standard for Peer-Reviewed Evidence-Based Clinical Content

  • May 18, 2015

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 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

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McKesson’s Phillips To Help Case Managers Navigate Change At 2015 ACMA National Conference

McKesson’s Phillips to Help Case Managers Navigate Change at 2015 ACMA National Conference

  • April 21, 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

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The Top 10 Things Payers And Providers Can Do Today To Start Aligning With VBR Tomorrow

The Top 10 Things Payers and Providers Can Do Today to Start Aligning with VBR Tomorrow

  • March 11, 2015

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

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The Plight Of The Fax Machine

The Plight of the Fax Machine

  • February 27, 2015

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.  

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How We Can Make Healthcare Payment And Delivery Reform Work

How We Can Make Healthcare Payment and Delivery Reform Work

  • January 9, 2015

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  

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A Tale Of Two Communities: How A Payer And A Provider Each Experienced The “Best Of Times” With MHS

A Tale of Two Communities: How a Payer and a Provider Each Experienced the “Best of Times” with MHS

  • December 16, 2014

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…

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Discovering The Unseen Risks Of DNA Testing

Discovering the Unseen Risks of DNA Testing

  • October 20, 2014

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

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The State Of Value-Based Reimbursement And The Transition From Volume To Value In 2014

The State of Value-Based Reimbursement and the Transition from Volume to Value in 2014

  • June 11, 2014

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  

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