Oncology Clinical Management Technology

McKesson makes a difference for oncology practices by combing expertise with a powerful portfolio of technology solutions to simplify practice management. With clinical management technology from Ontada™, McKesson’s oncology technology and insights business, we help you operate more efficiently, enable value-based care, optimize practice revenue cycle, and provide the information oncologists need to deliver high quality patient care. 

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Technology that Works Hard for Your Practice from People Who Work Hard for You

McKesson’s comprehensive suite of technology solutions provides the tools you need to positively impact your specialty practice’s clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. Our experts are all-in and continue to make advancements to help you make more informed and personalized treatment decisions for your patients, succeed in value-based care, and improve your bottom line.

iKnowMedSM: An EHR designed for oncology

iKnowMed is an oncology electronic health record that helps oncologists operate more efficiently, boost financial performance, and enhance patient safety. With best-in-class interoperability, iKnowMed provides you and your staff up-to-date information when you need it and empowers you to make more informed choices at the point of care.

Developed in collaboration with oncologists, iKnowMed delivers:

  • Secure web-based, mobile-optimized access to patient charts
  • Comprehensive point-of-care treatment decision support
  • Customizable features for integration into existing workflow

Clear Value PlusSM: Decision Support for Evidence-Based Cancer Care

Clear Value Plus is a clinical decision support tool that highlights evidence-based treatment options and provides clinical and financial information at the point of care for physicians and practice staff. Clear Value Plus allows you to prospectively evaluate cost effectiveness of different treatment options and improve scheduling workflow with easy access to patient financial responsibility information.

The application presents Value Pathways powered by NCCNTM and NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® (NCCN Guidelines®) within the clinical workflow—offering integrated financial information, real-time reporting and benchmarking, and the ability to interface with your electronic health record (EHR).

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Clear Value Plus, can help your physicians and practice staff:

  • Gain visibility into treatment costs and increase financial transparency
  • Accelerate prior authorization and reimbursement while easing the burden of documentation

Practice InsightsSM: Oncology Practice Performance Analytics Tool

The Practice Insights performance analytics tool helps oncology practices analyze data generated throughout the patient care cycle to gain actionable insights into quality initiatives, value-based care programs, performance metrics, productivity measures, and peer/industry benchmarks.

Achieve better patient care through:

  • Patient identification for clinical trials
  • Visibility into drug utilization
  • Oncology clinical pathways compliance based on NCCN Guidelines®

Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR)

McKesson has received approval from CMS to participate in the MIPS 2024 year as a QCDR. As a CMS-approved QCDR, McKesson can collect and report clinical data on behalf of clinicians for both MIPS and custom QCDR quality measures (PDF, 198 KB) to drive improvements in quality and cost of care. The designation enables iKnowMed℠ users to efficiently submit data directly to CMS without engaging a separate registry vendor, streamlining data submission and minimizing the need for additional administrative resources.

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Community oncology practices can use Practice Insights’ practice performance metrics to:

  • Make better decisions
  • Enable timely, safe, and effective patient care

My Care PlusSM: Oncology Patient Portal

Through My Care Plus, practices that use iKnowMed EHR or iKnowMed Generation 2 can give patients secure online access to their clinical information. Patients can then view their personal health record (PHR) via an easy-to-navigate, customized portal account. As a result, they gain a better understanding of and take a more active role in their care.

My Care Plus makes it easier for your practice to:

  • Meet Meaningful Use objectives (MIPS)
  • Qualify for associated incentives for relaying patient information electronically
  • Engage patients, as well as family members and caregivers, in real time
  • Answer non-urgent questions through the secure messaging and broadcast messaging feature
  • Provide patients access to their comprehensive care plan, health information and condition/medication education from leading cancer resources
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Used by more than 450,000 patients and 130 community practices, the My Care Plus patient portal makes it easy to share electronic health information securely with patients.

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Biomarker Test Guidelines to Support Precision Medicine

iKnowMed users now have access to suggested molecular tests by disease type along with vetted laboratory vendors to help physicians make informed decisions on the most personalized and effective ways to treat cancer for each patient.

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