High Performance PharmacySM

Better outcomes. Lower costs. System-wide results.


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Dimensions

Leadership

Elements

  • Synergy between leadership and high performance pharmacy practice
  • Definition of a pharmacy leader
  • Critical components of leadership
  • Assessing the influence of a high performance pharmacy leader
  • Developing a vision
  • The budget
  • Pharmacy leaders as opportunists and risk-takers
  • Putting it all together

Services and solutions

Hospital Pharmacy Experts
Find out how our experts can help improve visibility into your business operations.

McKesson Business Advisor Services
We can help you discover opportunities and then develop realistic, achievable and sustainable performance improvement in healthcare outcomes.

Medication preparation delivery

Elements

  • Unit-dose distribution system
  • Dispensing incorporates machine-readable coding
  • Pharmacy oversight of medications in all care locations
  • Pharmacy management of investigational medications
  • Chemotherapy preparation in pharmacy
  • Medication returns managed by pharmacy
  • Reconciliation of controlled substance waste
  • Dose standardization
  • Compounding formulations and protocols
  • Management of automated dispensing cabinets
  • Appropriate label components and quality
  • Safe medication storage
  • Pharmacy control of medication transport to point of dispensing
  • Integration of distribution and clinical services
  • Advanced technician roles

Services and solutions

Lynx Mobile®
This web-based inventory management system designed for outpatient specialty clinics can help you maximize inventory and practice efficiency, capture and eliminate drug waste, and provide accurate and optimized reimbursement.

Supply Chain Consulting
Utilizing data analytics and extensive assessments, our supply chain specialists can help you strengthen your procurement procedures, reduce waste, recommend cost-savings opportunities, tighten inventory control and implement Lean supply chain strategies.

High Volume Solutions
Can help your pharmacy increase the quality and lower the cost of providing safe, accurate and efficient pharmacy care.

SKY PackagingSM
This blister-format packaging contains the most widely prescribed dosages and strengths in multiple formats.

Patient care services

Elements

  • Pharmacist-performed medication histories and reconciliation
  • Pharmacist role on the patient care team
  • Discharge counseling and medication reconciliation
  • Patient care rounding
  • Mechanism to measure the impact of pharmacists
  • Integration of documentation
  • Participation on resuscitation teams
  • Appropriate anti-infective care services
  • Focus on core quality performance measures
  • Standard medication administration times
  • Patient satisfaction surveys

Services and solutions

Pharmacy Management System
Our suite of software can help you streamline procedures, reduce complexity, optimize workflow, automate functions and save you time.

Pharmacy Evidence-Based Solutions
We can help improve your organization’s financial performance, creating greater efficiencies and integration to help maximize the clinical capabilities of your staff.

Pharmacy Engagement Program
Our full suite of resources and outreach methods can be customized to help meet your adherence goals.

Medication safety

Elements

  • Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA)
  • Clinical decision support-based infusion pump technology
  • High-alert medication policy
  • Safe drug nomenclature
  • Use of preprinted order sets
  • Computerized prescriber order entry
  • Computer decision support
  • Availability of patient information
  • Pharmacy-maintained medication administration record (MAR)
  • Elimination of color-coded systems
  • Education of allied health professionals on medication safety issues

Services and solutions

High Volume Solutions
Can help your pharmacy lower the cost of providing safe, accurate and efficient pharmacy care.

Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS)
This application offers the benefits of paperless Class II ordering while minimizing the hassles and expense associated with changing your ordering process.

Lynx Mobile®
This web-based inventory management system designed for outpatient specialty clinics can help you maximize inventory and practice efficiency, capture and eliminate drug waste, and provide accurate and optimized reimbursement.

Medication use policy

Elements

  • Effective formulary system
  • Active Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee
  • Drug shortage systems
  • Effective industry representative policies
  • Non-formulary medication review
  • Resource utilization management
  • Technology assessment services
  • Forecasting of financial performance
  • Medication prescribing policy tools
  • Drug information services
  • Communication systems
  • Dietary supplement (herbal and nutraceutical) policy
  • Medication use evaluation
  • Medication samples

Services and solutions

Drug Shortage Resource Center
Here you will find the most current McKesson drug shortage information, including links to McKesson and industry resources that may help you achieve efficient inventory management in your pharmacy.

McKesson One Stop® Generics
Offers you competitive pricing, high service levels, partnership and support, plus the simplicity and convenience of shopping from a single source.

PATHPro
Our post-acute therapeutics formulary management program helps long-term care pharmacies make more informed decisions when purchasing and dispensing prescriptions for geriatric patients.

Financial performance

Elements

  • Budgeting of pharmaceuticals
  • Financial performance monitoring and reporting
  • Billing and reimbursement monitoring
  • Asset management
  • Workload and productivity
  • Charge capture
  • Indigent care medication program

Services and solutions

Drug Spend Intelligence®
Gives you greater insight into pharmacy spending trends, allowing you to make more informed decisions.

MedSource®
Helps hospitals reduce drug costs through end-to-end medication and device recovery management.

Macro Helix 340B ArchitectSM
This innovative software solution helps covered entities and contract pharmacies navigate the operational, financial and regulatory complexity of today’s 340B environment.

AccessHealth®
Provides a portfolio of managed care solutions that can help you save time and optimize third-party contracting relationships.

Human resources management

Elements

  • Pharmacist recruitment
  • Pharmacist orientation guidelines
  • Employee competency and concurrent evaluation
  • Social events, employee morale and recognition
  • Pharmacist retention

Services and solutions

Capacity and Workforce Management
A clinically driven healthcare staffing management system designed to empower both hospital management and staff.

McKesson Capacity Planner
Predictive, real-time analytics that can accurately match your resources with patient demand — and help improve your operational, financial and clinical performance.

Education

Elements

  • Community educational seminars
  • Interdisciplinary in-services
  • Residency training program
  • Student clerkship training
  • Pharmacy technician training and certification
  • Pharmacist continuing education

Services and solutions

Services, Education and Training
Our clinical educational consultants can help meet your staff development needs with rigorous and effective InterQual® Criteria training options.