What’s the Real Cost of Slow Document Access?

Posted On: November 24th, 2015

By Amy Shellhart
Director, Product Management, McKesson
Papers flying around a frustrated woman who wants a document management system

When people discuss reducing or eliminating paper in the workplace, they often talk about things like getting rid of file cabinets or reducing staff because the hours spent filing have been cut back. While those benefits are real, they’re not … Continue Reading

Readers: Regulations Top of Mind, Online Sources Most Valuable

Posted On: November 17th, 2015

By Abby Bilyeu
Manager of Sales Operations, McKesson
A home health professional pointing at a tablet screen

Earlier this fall, we asked subscribers of this blog[i] to complete a survey regarding their professional reading habits and interests. We got a great response, and we’re grateful to those who took the time to answer. The information we receive … Continue Reading

McKesson Sponsors Charitable Event at NHPCO

Posted On: November 12th, 2015

By Abby Bilyeu
Sales Operations Manager, McKesson
One Last Wish raises money for hospice patients

McKesson has participated in the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association (NHPCO) annual conferences for many years through exhibits and sponsorships. This year, we took that participation to a new level by organizing a charity event with more than 200 … Continue Reading

Hospital Readmissions a Complex Issue

Posted On: November 10th, 2015

By Karen Utterback
Vice President, Strategy, McKesson
An elderly man in a hospital bed

Growing evidence suggests a hospital’s patient population contributes greatly to its 30-day readmission rates and serves as a reminder of the role that home health can play to help patients stay in their homes. A recent study from Harvard Medical … Continue Reading

New CAHPS Hospice Survey a Goldmine of Patient, Employee Data

Posted On: November 3rd, 2015

By Amy Shellhart
Director, Product Management, McKesson
Caregiver connects with home care patient

Cold, hard data is a misnomer when it comes to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice Survey. In fact, there’s a wealth of fascinating patient and employee information to be mined from the survey, which became … Continue Reading