10 Reasons to Choose McKesson’s EHR Solution


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10 Reasons to Choose McKesson’s EHR Solution

  1. 1. 10 Reasons to Choose McKesson’s EHRSolution for Independent Practices
  2. 2. 10 Reasons to ChooseAward-Winning Solution McKesson’s EHR Solution With countless electronic health record 4. Home to a Positive, Collaborative, (EHR) vendors vying for your attention, Thriving User Community we know it’s getting awfully loud out - Long standing annual User Group there. To help tune out the noise, we’ve Meeting attracts hundreds of users“We were not only looking for outlined what to look for in a company nationallya good system, but also for a and product – and why McKesson’s EHR - Active customer forum with moregood company that was solutions – Practice Partner®, Medisoft® than 3,000 members Clinical and Lytec® MD are the best - Online template and content sharingresponsive to its customers.” choice for your practice. Simply put, - Active customer advisory committees- Mike Maxwell, M.D. we’ve helped thousands of physicians Family Medicine of Port Angeles increase productivity and enhance quality 5. Increased Physician and Practice of care. We can do the same for you. Productivity Here’s how: +Choice of Data Entry MethodsIndustry Leadership - Flexible progress note templates 1. Experienced, Established, Proven accommodate different physician styles - McKesson is committed to providing - Speech recognition (integrated with a complete solution – including Dragon Medical) software, billing and collection - Touchpen, free typing and handwriting services, supplies, and connectivity – recognition to physician practices regardless of - Dictation size, specialty or geographic location - Instant Medical History - Utilized by more than 100,000 * physician practices daily +Efficient, Comprehensive Practice Partner v9.5, Documentation Medisoft Clinical v17 sp1 2. Unmatched Third-Party - Bright Note Technology™ — and Lytec MD 2011 Validation — Year after Year synchronizes data across the entire CC-1112-589589-1 - ”Dragon Certified EHR” for Nuance’s patient chart from a single point Learn more at: mckesson.com Dragon® Medical Speech Recognition of entry - Best EHR and Practice Management - Transcription files can also populate System — AC Group 2004-2009 entire patient charts ** (6th consecutive year) - Single-screen progress note entry - American Academy of Family saves clicks and eliminates “jumping Physicians (AAFP) Survey — High around” rankings in overall satisfaction, ease of - Automatically insert chart data into use and functionality, quality of care the note (e.g., recent lab results, (2008, 2009) medications, problem lists, overdue - Selected to participate in the health maintenance items, etc.) — American College of Physicians (ACP) Automated Evaluation and EHR Partners Program 2009-2010 Management (E&M) coding wizard* McKesson’s Practice Partner v9.5, Medisoft Clinical v17 sp1 and Lytec MD 2011 are 3. An Industry Leader — Active in +Improved Workflow Saves Time 2011/2012 compliant and were certified as a Complete EHR by the Certification Commission the Following Organizations and Labor for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), - Electronic Health Records Vendor - Provider dashboard provides info all an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for eligible Association in one place — from messages to providers adopted by the Secretary of Health - Certification Commission for review bin items to provider schedule and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Healthcare Information Technology - Secure messaging for communication Department of Health and Human Services or (CCHIT®) inside and outside the office guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. - HL7 (EHR Standards) - Review bin enables quick review of**Practice Partner v9.4, Medisoft Clinical v16 and Lytec MD 2010 are CCHIT Certified - DOQ — IT Project notes, documents, and lab results products for Ambulatory EHR 2011.
  3. 3. - The Zoom document imaging - Reminders appear when you - Electronic prescribing through the solution makes loading paper and schedule the visit, when you open Surescripts® network faxed documents a breeze the cart, and at the point of care in - The Web View® solution — the progress note connect with patients and + Improved Back Office and Front consultants Office Efficiency +Effortless Medication Management - Continuity of Care Record (CCR) - Easy, accurate 10-key batch posting - Drug checks — drug interaction, - Electronic encounter forms drug/allergy, drug/disease, drug/ 9. Affordable Pricing - Electronic remittance diagnosis - Straightforward, transparent, - Electronic eligibility checking - Sophisticated drug dose advisor affordable pricing - Quickly scan photos, insurance cards, - Alternative drug suggestions - Proven return on investment consent forms, etc. - Formularies, drug cost information - Application Service Provider (ASP) - New prescription automatically triggers subscription model available6. EHR and Practice Management health maintenance protocol - Flexible leasing options Integration - Powerful information sharing (e.g., +Quality Reporting and 10. Dedicated Customer Service scheduling staff can view overdue Research Network +Responsive Support and Service health maintenance items and billing - Provides quarterly reports measuring - Receiving real-time feedback from information) more than 50 clinical parameters (e.g., 300 customer service surveys per - Eliminate paper superbills — the percentage of diabetics with A1c month solution automatically creates an under 7, percentage of Coronary - 24x7 support available electronic encounter form when Heart Disease patients on aspirin - East and West coast support offices you complete a progress note therapy, etc.) - Demographic data is always +Extensive Consulting Services up-to-date +Order Entry Helps You Close - On-site software training - Integrated messaging system the Loop - Web-based software training connects all staff members - Quickly view all overdue orders - Workflow evaluation and design - Easier setup — shared security - Incoming lab results and documents consultations settings; shared provider, practice automatically update order status - Quality improvement consultations and user data - Hardware and networking services 8. Connected to the Community7. Improves Your Quality of Care - McKesson Connect™ enables +Evidence-Based Content at the physician practices to exchange Point of Care data with other practices, patients, - Embedded progress notes content hospitals, payors and pharmacies and reminders - Increases efficiency in the - Thousands of patient education procurement, installation and handouts maintenance of interfaces and - Knowledge-based links to clinical facilitates health information guidelines from National Guideline exchange, a requirement for Clearinghouse, USPSTF and more meeting “meaningful use” and receiving incentive payments under +Automated Health Maintenance the American Recovery and “We wanted to develop a Reminders Reinvestment Act (ARRA) relationship with one - Protocols by age/sex, diagnosis, - Diagnostic devices — ECG, company we could trust.” medication and individual patient spirometry, vital signs monitors, - Kathleen Green, Office Manager glucose meters Kitsap ColoRectal Surgery, Inc., P.S.
  4. 4. Productivity Case Study Quality Case Study “I am in no way a guru; McKesson’sHigh Ridge Family Practice, Spokane Internal Medicine, EHR is straightforward and easy toStamford, Conn. Spokane, Wash. build on.”- Annual gross charges increased 30% - Finished No.1 among 154 regional - Michael E. Cohen, M.D. after first year practices on compliance with Premera Private Practice, Neurology- Turnaround on insurance payments Blue Cross chronic-care quality initiative reduced from 45-60 days to 14-21 days - Tested blood glucose levels of more “McKesson’s EHR has helped us- Used electronic encounter form and than 87% of diabetic patients last year improve productivity, reduce denied eliminated manual data entry errors - Successfully established a robust claims, and realize labor savings.” ancillary services group - Jamie Loehr, M.D. - Reduced interface costs for receiving Cayuga Family MedicineROI Case Study third-party dataUrology San Antonio, “We receive between 450 and 500San Antonio, Texas Cookeville Primary Care Assoc., healthcare documents each day. JustAnnual Financial Impact: Cookeville, N.C. 5% arrive on paper.”- Cut transcription costs by $150K Quality Improvements: - Tom Carli, Administrator- Reduced labor costs by $144K - % of hyperlipidemia patients on anti- Spokane Internal Medicine- Trimmed supply costs by $40K platelet therapy rose from 32% to 58%- Increased revenue by $360K - % of CHD and stroke patients with “I wanted a fully integrated software due to improved coding LDL < 100 rose from 57% to 71% system that would allow my practice- Net impact: $700K per year - % of atherosclerotic patients with an to operate as efficiently as possible.- Positive ROI of $800K per physician LDL measure in the past year rose The McKesson EHR system has from 56% to 75% succeeded in this objective.” - Alan Falkoff, M.D. High Ridge Family Practice McKesson 5995 Windward Parkway Alpharetta, GA 30005 www.mckesson.com/physicianpractice 1.800.770.7674Copyright © 2011 McKesson Corporation and/or one of its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Lytec, Medisoft, Practice Partner and Web View are registeredtrademarks of McKesson Corporation and/or one of its subsidiaries. Bright Note Technology and McKesson Connect are trademarks of McKesson Corporationand/or one of its subsidiaries. CCHIT is a registered trademark of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. All other product orcompany names mentioned may be trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. PPS110-01/11