NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Health Solutions (MHS) has received new accreditation and vendor certification from URAC for McKesson’s InterQual® Coordinated Care Content, having achieved recognized standards in Case Management and Disease Management. In addition, McKesson earned a three-year renewal reaccrediting CareEnhance® Review Manager for Utilization Management (UM).
The accreditations mark 13 years of continuous recognition for the clinical excellence and quality processes behind InterQual solutions by URAC, a leader in quality standards for the healthcare industry. The rigorous URAC accreditation process is an enterprise framework to improve business processes and benchmark organizations against nationally recognized standards.
“McKesson was the first healthcare IT company to earn URAC accreditation 13 years ago, and we remain dedicated to upholding the high quality standards that this accreditation represents,” said Jackie Mitus, MD, General Manager and SVP, Decision Management for McKesson Health Solutions. “URAC accreditation reflects our commitment to provide top quality care management solutions that meet industry needs.”
To achieve these accreditations, McKesson demonstrated that its decision management solutions offer reliable, evidence-based clinical content for case management, disease management, and UM processes. InterQual Coordinated Care Content generates patient-specific, evidence-based care plans to support healthcare organizations as they manage high-risk and complex cases. CareEnhance Review Manager provides browser-based access to InterQual Criteria, helping streamline the care review process. And InterQual Criteria provides appropriateness of care decision support covering medical and behavioral health across all levels of care, as well as care planning and complex care management.
InterQual evidence-based criteria and technology solutions help improve clinical decision-making and care management across the medical and behavioral health continuums of care. The InterQual clinical development team synthesizes the most current, best evidence into a fully referenced decision-support tool. InterQual’s development process is founded on extensive review of the literature, including peer review by practicing clinical experts across the United States.
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McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 5th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. McKesson partners with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit www.mckesson.com.
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