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One of the most discussed topics among hospital leaders today is accountable care. It is a concept for organizing and delivering healthcare that strives for better access, outcomes, patient experiences and lower costs. This encourages providers, payers and patients to work together for preventive healthcare and risk management of high-cost prevalent disease states.
At McKesson, we are helping hospitals nationwide with solutions that support these new care-delivery and payment models. We work side-by-side with our customers to help decreases costs, find new sources of pharmacy revenue and save valuable pharmacist time. Our goal is to help pharmacists get closer to the clinical work and medication management that can impact patient outcomes. Our integrated technologies and processes can help improve efficiency, manage population health and extend the continuum of care. We’re ready to help you succeed in the new world of accountable care.
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Why Digital Health Growth Will Come From Clinically-Tested, Consumer-Facing, Interoperable Products
Editor’s Note: Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, Ph.D., M.P.H. is an epidemiologist trained at Stanford. She is the VP of Strategy at Medable, a Palo Alto-based health platform start-up.
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that many health apps may be sharing patients’ health data without their knowledge. Four-fifths of 211 diabetes apps examined did not have privacy policies.
Northwell Health Launches $100k Contest to Fund Next Medical Breakthrough
On Monday, Northwell Health launched a new contest in which public voting will decide which of three medical innovations developed by some of its 61,000+ employees will receive $100k in additional research support. Starting today through April 18th, voters can go to www.northwell.edu/vote to learn about each innovation and vote for their favorite idea in which they think Northwell Health should invest.
Survey: Care Coordination Biggest Challenge to Achieve Population Health Management
Care coordination is the biggest challenge for health systems to achieve population health management followed by financial investment and data management, according to a new healthcare leadership survey by Philips.
Conducted by HIMSS Media on behalf of Philips, the survey of 105 health care IT leaders reveals that a majority of health systems have already implemented population health management programs as they seek to improve patient outcomes.
The best-kept, value-based secret is in your hospital supplies – ModernMedicine
and medical product purchasing programs affect the value-based
equation where value equals outcomes divided by costs in a positive way? Absolutely. Savings of 20% to 50% plus improvements in clinical utility and quality …
Using Pharmacy Data Analytics To Improve Medical Home Performance – Open Minds (registration)
So where to start with hitting those performance numbers and maximizing possible gainsharing bonuses? Use
data analytics, according to Carol Clayton, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Care Management Technologies. In her experience, this low …
Keeping data – and people – healthy
Things have changed quickly and dramatically in the healthcare industry – by necessity. The Affordable Care Act has allowed millions of Americans to gain health insurance. Global health initiatives are also improving health and raising the bar for healthcare around the world.
McKesson Population ManagerTM
When your healthcare organization takes on the responsibilities of managing the health of an entire patient population, you and your providers need new competencies — advanced insight, actionable data and new skills — to deliver better health outcomes at lower cost. We recognize the challenges of managing the health of a population and taking on financial risk. Our Business Advisor Services can help you quickly realize value from McKesson Population Manager™ for faster return on your investment. Learn More »
Providing ambulatory pharmacy services can strengthen patient relationships, help reduce readmissions, extend the continuum of care and raise the value of your pharmacy as a strategic asset. Our experienced pharmacy consultants can provide you insights to help you accomplish this. Learn More »
Labor Efficiency Solutions
McKesson’s numerous labor-efficiency and technological solutions are designed to target key areas of improved productivity so you can redirect clinical staff to support patient care and better outcomes. Learn More »
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