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McKesson Clinical Connection™ provides the tools you need to deliver better care. From live clinical consultation to on-demand training and education, our program is designed to help you manage and improve clinical outcomes. Take advantage of our collective expertise and access robust clinical resources.
Updates and Insights from our Clinical Resource Team
Five Ways Post-Acute Care Providers Can Minimize Hospital Readmissions
October will usher in a new era of performance transparency and financial risk for Medicare-certified post-acute care providers. That’s when provisions of two new federal laws combine to require these providers to publicly report their 30-day hospital readmission rates. If their readmission rates are too high, they will face penalties of up to 2 percent of their Medicare payments.
Preparing Long-Term Care Facilities for New CMS Survey Process
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new survey process for long-term care facilities is set to start this November. The CMS mandated the new survey process through the agency’s final Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities regulations issued in November 2016.
Nutrition: The ‘Forgotten Element’ of Wound Healing
The role of nutrition in pressure injury (PI) prevention and treatment is a well-recognized factor and an essential component of wound management. Unfortunately, proper nutritional support is often the “forgotten element” that is necessary in maintaining all phases of wound healing. Wounds will not heal without proper nutrition, and malnutrition is a key risk factor in the development of wounds.
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Clinical Resource Team
Our engaged and experienced Clinical Resource Team offers personalized consultation services that include support with training, clinical protocols and standards of care.
Get the clinical education you need through our complimentary online learning portal. With over 175 resources, including product education from industry leaders, Relias Learning CE training courses and McKesson webinars, you can access easy-to-use, self-paced learning anytime, anywhere.
McKesson Academy™ Plus
Take advantage of more robust training and education with McKesson Academy Plus. Available for purchase by course or series of courses, our extensive library of accredited continuing education courses from Relias Learning gives you even more convenient and affordable options.
Every month, hear from industry experts on focused educational topics that are relevant to you, such as QAPI, infection prevention, nutrition and care management.
McKesson Readmissions Resource™
Reduce hospital readmissions and allow residents and patients to continue healing while in your care. Leverage the clinical protocols and product solutions found in our new readmissions program to effectively lower readmission rates. McKesson exclusive.
McKesson WoundCare Companion™
Get helpful information on advanced skin and wound assessment in our all-in-one wound care guide. Featuring product guidance, clinical education and support, and prevention and treatment options, you can save time and money while providing the best care possible. Now with Nutrition and Skin Care Resource and Pocket Guides.
McKesson Respiratory Companion
Provide quality respiratory care for your patients and residents with our selection of high-demand respiratory products and learning resources. From oxygen, medication delivery and tracheotomy care products, our respiratory offering is focused on your needs.
Build successful infection prevention policies and procedures for your facility by accessing today’s current infection prevention resources from leading healthcare organizations.