Month: March 2010

McKesson’s Physician EHR Momentum Continues With New Contracts For Practice Partner

 

March 22, 2010  

McKesson continues to gain momentum with its Practice Partner electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solution as new physician practices join more than 100,000 physicians already using McKesson EHR solutions nationwide. The latest practices to contract for the solution include:  

  • Consultants in Gastroenterology, located in Providence, R.I., chose the Practice Partner solution for its new Bright Note Technology, which automatically populates critical data on a patient chart. This dynamic processing technology enables physicians and other providers to use their preferred charting style to capture data in a single screen note and, with one touch, synchronize searchable data across the complete chart.  
  • Virginia Nephrology Group, a multi-location group in northern Virginia, recently contracted for McKesson’s complete Practice Partner suite including EHRs, billing and scheduling software. Virginia Nephrology was referred to McKesson from a local hospital whose employed physicians already are successfully using the Practice Partner system.  
  • Paradigm Medical Group is located in Colorado Springs, Colo. The group has purchased McKesson’s Practice Partner Patient Records EHR and Appointment Scheduler to integrate with its existing practice management system. Paradigm selected the Practice Partner EHR as part of its strategy to qualify for government incentives outlined in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

  

Practice Partner is part of McKesson’s comprehensive portfolio of physician solutions designed to reduce time spent on administrative tasks and help to meet the needs of running a modern practice. As the source for solutions that improve practice performance, McKesson’s offering includes clinical and EHR software as well as business management and revenue management solutions. The company also provides connectivity solutions for health information exchange and medical-surgical equipment and supplies.  

About McKesson
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver highquality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes, and improving the quality and safety of patient care. McKesson has been in continuous operation for more than 175 years, making it the longest-operating company in healthcare today. Over the course of its history, McKesson has grown by providing pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management across the spectrum of care; healthcare information technology for hospitals, physicians, homecare and payors; hospital and retail pharmacy automation; and services for manufacturers and payors designed to improve outcomes for patients. For more information, visit http://www.mckesson.com.  

SOURCE: McKesson