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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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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