McKesson Unveils Its Intelligence Hub

McKesson Unveils its Intelligence Hub

  • September 19, 2016

McKesson Health Solutions launched the Intelligence Hub, which was engineered using FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources). The Intelligence Hub allows McKesson's customers and third-party vendors to easily connect McKesson's  automated reimbursement solutions with their own healthcare information systems. Read the article

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McKesson Launches Interoperability Platform To Build FHIR API Apps

McKesson Launches Interoperability Platform to Build FHIR API Apps

  • September 19, 2016

After several years of development, McKesson Health Solutions has launched the Intelligence Hub, a technology platform that enables interoperability and sharing business intelligence among healthcare applications. Some of McKesson's solutions are already connected through the Intelligence Hub, where they are unifying business processes across payer, provider, and technical boundaries. Read the article

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Five Strategies For Maintaining Healthy Revenue During An EMR Transition

Five Strategies for Maintaining Healthy Revenue During An EMR Transition

  • February 29, 2016

One of the biggest mistakes when transitioning to EMR is not treating clinical and financial systems as inseparable. That costs providers millions, even tens of millions, in revenue lost or delayed. Follow the five strategies in this white paper to ensure your organization's revenue doesn't take a big hit during your next EMR transition. Read now or download and read later

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Beware The EHR “Ripple Effect”

Beware the EHR “Ripple Effect”

  • February 29, 2016

When implementing new EHR systems, finance departments often see an increase in accounts receivable days and claim denials, and as a result, a dip in cash flow. This "ripple effect" is a potential pitfall when moving to a new EHR. This white paper documents five steps providers can take when gearing up for and implementing a new EHR system. Read now or download and read later

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How Do You Pay For Value-based Care?

How Do You Pay for Value-based Care?

  • September 25, 2014

An article in Benefits Pro bemoans the lack of unified metrics to determine how to define value in value-based care. McKesson VP and Medical Director David Nace, MD, said in the article: “Every payer has different metrics and different methods of payment. That’s the wild cowboy market economy we’re in, and we need to move toward alignment.” The article asks who is leading the standardization and covers other issues such as the need for metrics on which to base measurement of care value. Read the full article 

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The Progression Of Value-Based Payment Models

The Progression of Value-Based Payment Models

  • September 18, 2014

To smoothly transition from volume- to value-based models in healthcare, success will require a shift in mindset, tools to support tracking and analyzing clinician behavior, and a solid infrastructure to ensure usability, according to an article on HiTech Answers. McKesson's Matthew Zubiller, Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development and Andrei Gonzales, MD, Director, VBR Initiatives, both weigh in about the leading reimbursement models, the obstacles they present, and ways to overcome those challenges. Read the full article      

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How Health Plans Can Keep Their Approach To New Markets Nimble, Collaborative, And Effective

How Health Plans Can Keep Their Approach to New Markets Nimble, Collaborative, and Effective

  • May 9, 2014

In Managed Care, Michael Flanagan,  associate VP for product management at McKesson Health Solutions, describes what health plans need to do to succeed on the new healthcare exchanges. Plans need new capabilities, such as flexible network management and an unprecedented level of coordination between payers and providers. Payers need to be agile, adjusting to a newly enrolled population, and need the ability to administer more complex product designs, care delivery, and reimbursement initiatives quickly and efficiently. Flanagan lays out a template for health plans to drive their activity on the health insurance exchange. Read the full story here

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Eight Questions Health-Care CEOs Must Ask IT Leaders Before Deploying Systems In The Cloud

Eight Questions Health-Care CEOs Must Ask IT Leaders Before Deploying Systems in the Cloud

  • March 4, 2014

Healthcare CEOs know how important the cloud is to the future of health care, but they don't necessarily know how to get there, writes Bob Franceschini in the Wall Street Journal. In the article, Franceschini, Vice President of Enterprise Architecture & Technology at McKesson, shares eight crucial questions CEOs need to think about and discuss with their CIOs before making a move to the cloud. Read the full article  

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