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Here are four quick ways to to add more value in care:
No one wants to wait a few days on test results, it’s agonizing. Ideally, we want to be diagnosed and treated in the same visit.
77% of patients don’t want to travel to a different location for lab work.1
Many medical practices, and perhaps you are one of them, have already figured out that the benefits of offering in-office lab services outnumber the drawbacks. But are you aware that faster and more accurate molecular testing devices are now available for women’s health?
On-site diagnostics can create an environment that patients trust and where health matters can be addressed quickly. Still on the fence? Read our article to learn more about molecular testing and its impact on patient care.
With molecular we can help you improve your services for:
Learn if molecular options are a good fit for your practice(s) by contacting your McKesson Account Manager, or send us a note.
Cancer continues to be a leading health problem in the United States. Awareness and active dialogue between patients and care providers builds trust and leads to quality care. Education is key to cancer prevention, early detection and decision-making about treatment options.
40% of women have not discussed their breast cancer risk with a doctor.2
Your patients may not be aware that their insurance will cover important early preventative and early detection measures. Start the conversation, no matter what time of year.
Here are some important cancer awareness months you can tie into your year-round cancer awareness initiatives for women.
National Cancer Prevention Month
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Melanoma and Skin Cancer
National Cancer Survivor Month
Cancer Caregivers Month
Learn more about our McKesson Brands pink products by contacting your McKesson Account Manager, or send us a note.
Physician burnout is at an all-time high. If you are in women’s health you are caring for more than half of the US population.
Only 40% of physician offices are comfortable with the work pressure and pace in their practice.3
Medical software can help us work faster and more efficiently, while keeping patients at the forefront. Let’s take for example athenahealth’s athenaCommunicator®. This is a patient interaction and patient engagement service available as part of the athenahealth package. It offers care coordination and allows practices to build customized campaigns to improve quality measures, streamline value-based programs and overall align staff and patients to achieve specific goals.
How does athenaCommunicator® connect with patients?
To learn more about our flexible solutions, send us a note, and we’ll connect you with a Technology Consultant.
Here are just some of the campaign ideas that practices like yours can execute quickly by leveraging patient-engagement software, like athenahealth:
It’s really up to you! We can help your practice work smarter.
In recent years, medical and pharmaceutical advertising has shifted to focus on the consumer, rather than the healthcare provider. This holds very true to therapies in women’s health.
Direct-to-OB/GYN marketing has declined 35% since 2014.4
In addition to TV and radio advertising, the internet is changing how patients learn, providing them access to immediate information. There’s a good chance your patients learn about new pharmaceutical therapies before you. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set an all-time record with 59 new drug and therapeutic approvals in 2018,5 several of these indicated to help women become and stay healthy.
But who has time to keep up with all these new products? We do, and our priority is making sure medical practices like yours are up to date and benefit from safe medical distribution, ordering efficiency, reliable communications and stable pricing programs. Knowing about all the options will allow you to create a more personalized patient experience.
We are quickly growing our specialty pharmaceuticals portfolio; readily available treatments include:
Learn more about our comprehensive specialty pharmaceuticals program by contacting your McKesson Account Manager, or send us a note.
3: Health Industry Distributors Association. November 2018. 2018 Physician Office Market Report, pg. 17. Irvin, CA: HIDA
4: IQVIA. July 2018. Market Profile of Obstetrician-Gynecologist, pg. 11 (Prepared Exclusively for McKesson). Alexandria, VA: IQVIA