Offering an Integrated, Comprehensive Approach to Operating Room Management

Focusing on patient safety in the operating room, McKesson's surgical solutions help you build comprehensive Electronic Medical Records (EMR), integrating surgical scheduling, perioperative charting, automated anesthesia record systems, and medication administration, with your core clinical and business data. The system also aids in meeting Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements, such as Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measures and protocol and CMS core measures, to ensure patient safety. The result? Caregivers get instant access to detailed, accurate information throughout the patient experience, helping you:

  • Foster patient safety in the operating room
  • Promote financial health
  • Measure operating room performance

McKesson surgical and operating room management solutions offer an integrated, comprehensive approach to managing the operating room. From the point of scheduling, through all phases of perioperative care and back up to the nursing floor, the system seamlessly shares patient data, improving communication among caregivers and helping you achieve the level of patient safety you demand. All while optimizing revenue, controlling costs and meeting regulatory requirements.


McKesson helps you achieve surgical excellence with:

  • Comprehensive electronic health record (EHR)
  • Anesthesia management services and solutions
  • Operating room management system
  • Supply and financial management
  • Perioperative record and charting
  • Surgical scheduling
  • Tissue tracking and device implant management
  • Surgical tray and instrument management system
  • Surgical benchmarking and analytics

Automate Perioperative Charting

McKesson's surgical management solution automates perioperative charting across all phases of care-pre-admission testing (PAT), pre-op, intra-op and post-op. The system shares integrated data between the surgical care information system and the patient's electronic health record (EHR). Clinicians receive vital, real-time information at the point of care, helping to provide better, safer care in the operating room and on the floor. Information about fluids, medications, allergies, and other vital patient data is instantly updated across settings of care to bolster safe decision making and reduce complications.

Optimize Capacity and Throughput

McKesson's surgical solution connects procedure scheduling and operating room management activity to areas of your organization that impact efficiency and finances, like supply management and patient accounting. Integration with enterprise-wide business applications helps you optimize operating room capacity and throughput, control resource utilization, lower supply costs and maximize revenue-all of which improve clinical and financial performance.

Leverage Benchmarking, Analytics and Reporting Tools

Finally, put all that comprehensive data capture to work for you using the system's powerful yet easy-to-use reporting capabilities. McKesson surgical solution offers unmatched benchmarking, analytics, reporting and scorecarding to help you measure and improve surgical performance. Monitor key performance indicators and respond proactively to opportunities to improve the productivity and profitability of your surgical services while enhancing patient safety in the operating room.

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  • Products

    • Horizon Tissue Manager

      Horizon Tissue Manager

      Horizon Tissue Manager is an inventory management software solution from McKesson, using barcode technology for tissue tracking to help you comply with Joint Commission requirements

    • Horizon Tray and Instrument Manager

      Horizon Tray and Instrument Manager

      Surgical Tray and Surgical Instrument Sterilization

    • McKesson Anesthesia Care

      McKesson Anesthesia Care

      Anesthesia Information Management Solution (AIMS) helps improve patient safety and helps to reduce medication errors by streamlining the anesthesia preoperative and intraoperative workflow

    • McKesson Performance Analytics

      McKesson Performance Analytics

      McKesson Performance Analytics™ gives you the tools you need to turn your organization's data into actionable intelligence

    • McKesson Supply Chain Management

      McKesson Supply Chain Management

      Integrate the entire hospital supply chain to streamline and automate ordering, increase standardization and reduce overall costs

    • McKesson Surgical Manager

      McKesson Surgical Manager

      A surgical information system solution to boost operating room capacity, streamline clinical workflow and analyze operating room management and performance

    • OR Benchmarks Collaborative

      OR Benchmarks Collaborative

      Subscription service that gives you access to a Web-based dashboard providing monthly trended outcomes on key performance indicators (KPI)

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      Pathways Healthcare Scheduling

      Enterprisewide and surgery scheduling system for maximizing resource utilization without sacrificing patient, staff and physician satisfaction