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					McKesson Anesthesia Care                                            TM


An anesthesia information management system that helps anesthesiologists focus on the patient —
while accurately documenting and optimizing clinical and financial outcome
Drive Clinical & Financial Performance

              Both hospitals and anesthesiologists face increasing
              pressures to improve patient care while cutting costs.
              More than 47% of hospitals report a reduction in
              operating room hours due to anesthesia staffing
              challenges. Caregivers must work more efficiently,
              eliminating unnecessary manual procedures while
              safeguarding against medical errors.

              McKesson Anesthesia Care™ is an intuitive, web-
              based anesthesia management system designed to
              meet these challenges. The comprehensive solution
              automatically captures data, reveals medication
              contraindication, provides allergy notification and
              speeds billing via effective charge capture — driving
              better clinical and financial performance.
Best Practices

                    Access to academic databases provides real-time evaluation
                     for best standards of care


                    Documentation of medications utilizing First Databank drug
                     formulary supports medication administration


                    Supports Medication reconciliation between care clinicians


                    Integration with preoperative and PACU documentation
                     enables seamless patient care


                    Throughput data and reporting improves decision analysis and
                     outcome measurements


                    Professional billing component captures accurate anesthesia
                     charges for proper, timely billing
Hospital Benefits
                   Anesthesia analytics facilitates Physician Quality Reporting
                    Initiative (PQRI) and surgical care Improvement Project (SCIP)
                    initiatives


                   Automated capture of physiological data helps complete EMR


                   Real-time integration across perioperative care phases
                    enhances patient safety during transitions


                   Cross-checking for adverse drug events helps reduce errors


                   Accurate documentation of comorbid conditions helps optimize
                    revenue

                   Anesthesia analytics support with Physician Quality Reporting
                    Initiative (PQRI) and Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP)
                    initiatives
Physician & Clinician Benefits

                   Web-based pre-anesthesia evaluations speed documentation of patient
                    history

                   Bar-code reading of patient, medications and supplies expedites data
                    entry

                   Prophylactic antibiotic alerts promote timely medication administration

                   Drug formulary reference for allergies and medication promotes patient
                    safety

                   Physician-specific note templates speed procedural documentation

                   Seamless integration with nursing and surgical electronic medical
                    records promotes continuity of care

                   Anesthesia professional coding tool improves professional fee capture
Patient Benefits

                    Supports Safety Initiatives and higher
                     standards of care

                    Promotes awareness of potential adverse drug
                     events

                    Better documentation for comorbid conditions

                    Care records that can be easily transferred to
                     other clinics or hospitals

                    More accurate billing results
About McKesson

  McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is
  a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated
  to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner 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 http://www.mckesson.com .

Learn more about McKesson Anesthesia Care, an
Anesthesia Information Management System by McKesson,
by visiting our website.

				
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