Study Shows Home Health Value in CJR Demonstration

Posted On: June 29th, 2016

Amy Shellhart By Amy Shellhart
Director of Product Management, McKesson
CJR Demo Shows Value of Home Health

New research demonstrates the value of home health to provide quality care at a lower cost than many alternative care settings for patients undergoing lower extremity joint replacement (LEJR). Home health organizations in the 67 geographic areas where the Medicare … Continue Reading

Enhanced Medication Reconciliation Part of Software Upgrade

Posted On: June 21st, 2016

By Jennifer VanWinkle
Clinical Product Manager, McKesson
Medication Reconciliation

McKesson Homecare™ and McKesson Hospice™ have been updated with new functionality that helps improve medication management. Medication reconciliation has been in the news recently, the result of a Kaiser Health News analysis of Medicare inspection records that identified more than … Continue Reading

Ready for Value-based Purchasing? Here’s Why You Should Be

Posted On: June 14th, 2016

Rhonda Oakes By Rhonda Oakes
Regulatory Business Analyst, McKesson
Are You Ready for Value Based Purchasing

Are you still breathing a sigh of relief that your state isn’t part of the Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model, which began in January 2016? While your home health organization may not be participating, you should begin looking … Continue Reading

What Do Patients Want? Listen to Them to Find Out

Posted On: June 7th, 2016

By Jennifer Van Winkle
Clinical Product Manager, McKesson
Doctor Listening in Home Care Service

It’s a simple concept: Listen to patients to find out what they are thinking and what they want. Now before you say to yourself, “D-uh, that’s so obvious,” take a step back and consider your own interactions with patients. Most … Continue Reading

Making the Right Connection Can Help Referrals

Posted On: June 1st, 2016

Charlie Batutis By Charlie Batutis
Connectivity/Technology Product Manager, McKesson
Home Care Referrals Made Easy with McKesson Homecare Connect

How valuable are your referring physicians and hospitals to your home care organization? If general trends hold true for home care marketing, the correct answer is very valuable. Research from an online marketing firm shows that referred customers have a … Continue Reading