The Interoperability Imperative

The Interoperability Imperative

  • September 19, 2016

Interoperability in healthcare is not just about moving financial and clinical data between payer or provider or moving clinical data from one application to another. True interoperability allows enterprise applications to "talk" and collaborate in a smart, open, and agile manner. The Interoperability Imperative explains what this means; how and why interoperability is necessary to scale complex value-based reimbursement models; and how payers, providers, and vendors can get started. Read now or download and read later

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McKesson Health Solutions Awarded Patent For Healthcare Provider Management Technology

McKesson Health Solutions Awarded Patent for Healthcare Provider Management Technology

  • August 2, 2016

McKesson announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,269,117 to McKesson Health Solutions for proprietary technology at the heart of McKesson Provider Manager™ and other provider network management products. The patent is for the system and method McKesson Provider Manager uses to unify information flow, business rules, and complex healthcare-related processes into an integrated set of core applications. Read the news release

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McKesson Acquires HealthQX For Value-based Payment Tools

McKesson Acquires HealthQX for Value-based Payment Tools

  • July 30, 2016

McKesson Health Solutions has acquired IT vendor HealthQX to expand its IT portfolio with HealthQX’s ClarityQx value-based payment technology. With the acquisition, McKesson will offer health plans a more complete portfolio that can automate medical policy, payment policy, value-based reimbursement models, provider management and contract management. Read what the press had to say about this acquisition. McKesson adds ClarityQx to value-based care portfolio McKesson expands value-based payment technology with acquisition of HealthQX  McKesson expands value-based payment technology with acquisition of HealthQX  McKesson buys HealthQX for value-based payment tools  McKesson buys HealthQX for value-based payment tools  McKesson Health Solutions Extends VBR Portfolio…

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Journey To Value: The State Of Value-Based Reimbursement In 2016

Journey to Value: The State of Value-Based Reimbursement in 2016

  • June 13, 2016

There's no turning back from value-based care and value-based reimbursement. Payers are 58% along the continuum to VBR, up from 48% in 2014. And Providers are now 50% down the road to value. That's according to a national study of 465 payers and hospitals conducted by ORC International and commissioned by McKesson. Yet despite tremendous growth in capitation/global payments, pay for performance, and episode of care/bundled payments, many payers and providers still face obstacles in the transition to value-based care. See where healthcare stands in its journey to value and what it means for the industry in Journey to Value: The State…

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Five Steps Payers Can Take To Make Provider Directories Accurate

Five Steps Payers Can Take to Make Provider Directories Accurate

  • April 14, 2016

With fines being levied at payers who don't keep their provider directories current, it's time to rethink the old and onerous ways many payers keep track of their networks. There are five important steps payers should take to simplify and dramatically improve an otherwise complex system. Read the article

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