2020 Health-System Buyers Guide

2018 ComputerTalk Retail Pharmacy Buyers Guide Logo McKesson

McKesson Pharmacy Systems EnterpriseRx provides pharmacies with workflow management with many points of integration and features that support outpatient, retail, specialty, and digital pharmacy prescription processing.

Newest product or service: Script Standard V2017.

Contact Details
450 Lindbergh Blvd., Moon Township, PA, 15108
(412) 474-1007
www.mckesson.com/mps

Installations

Total number of installation sites: 40
Largest facility where your system or product is installed: Outpatient
Percentage inpatient/outpatient: 0%/100%

Products and Services

Products (i.e., something that is designed and supported in-house)

  • Pharmacy Management System
  • Workflow System
  • Will-call Bin Management
  • Chain Host (e.g. centralized patient, drug, and other databases, as well as other centralized management tools)
  • POS (Point-of-Sale) System
  • Data Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Patient Web Portal (for profile review)
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Specialty Pharmacy Software
  • Adherence Tools (software based)
  • Adherence Packaging
  • Drug Visuals (Image of product dispensed as part of quality assurance process)
  • Off-Site Backup/Recovery
  • Pharmacy Inventory Control System
  • Purchasing Support System
  • Prescription Pricing
  • Prescriber Validation/Verification
  • Pharmacy Electronic Health Record (EHR) or Care
  • Documentation Module
  • Data Management (e.g., conversion, archiving, decommissioning, analysis, etc.)
  • Multi-drug Interaction Review
  • Clinical Services Support
  • Biometric Authentication
  • Physician Electronic Order Entry of Outpatient Prescriptions

Interfaces (i.e. products or services from other vendors)

  • POS (Point-of-Sale) System
  • Portable/Mobile POS Terminal
  • E-Signature Capture
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Documentation and Billing
  • Patient Communications Management (e.g. IVR, text, email or other outbound and inbound communications tools)
  • Patient Web Portal (for profile review)
  • Mobile Smart Device Apps
  • Mobile Delivery Tracking
  • Automated Counting
  • Robotic Dispensing
  • Telepharmacy
  • Adherence Packaging
  • Preedit Services
  • 340B Revenue and Inventory Accounting
  • Pharmacy Inventory Control System
  • Purchasing Support System
  • Prescription Pricing
  • Electronic Prior Authorizations
  • Translation for LEP patients
  • Data Management (e.g., conversion, archiving, decommissioning, analysis, etc.)
  • Meds to Beds
  • Clinical Services Support
  • Medicare Part B Compliance

Platforms And Data Exchange Standards Supported

  • Windows
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
  • SQL
  • XML
  • EDI with Wholesalers
  • HL7
  • DIRECT Secure Messaging (wiki.directproject.org)

Ratio of Customer Support Staff to Customers

23:1

Features/Functionalities Included in Base Pharmacy System

  • Workflow
  • E-Signature Capture
  • Customizable clinical and operational edits/logic
  • Data Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Patient Web Portal (for profile review)
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Specialty Pharmacy Software
  • Preedit Services
  • Drug Visuals (Image of product dispensed as part of quality assurance process)
  • Prescription Pricing
  • Pharmacy Electronic Health Record (EHR) or Care Documentation Module
  • Prescription Synchronization
  • System Backup and Restore
  • Patient Reminder Tools
  • Web and Mobile Refills

Features/Functionalities Included in Point-of-sale System

  • Perpetual inventory
  • Price updates
  • Multiple-vendor EDI ordering
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Pseudoephedrine sales log/reporting
  • Moving inventory between locations
  • Inventory pricing based on sales ranking reports
  • Basket analysis and grading
  • EMV-compliant hardware
  • Point-to-point encryption of payment data
  • Near field communication (NFC) payments
  • Customer special order tracking and alerts

NFC Payment Apps Supported

  • Apple Pay
  • Google Pay
  • MasterCard PayPass
  • PayPal
  • Samsung Pay
  • Square Wallet
  • Visa payWave

Enhanced Pharmacy Services

  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Clinical Medication Synchronization Program
  • Immunizations
  • Comprehensive Medication Review
  • Personal Medication Record
  • In Depth Counseling/Coaching
  • 24-hour Emergency Services
  • Collection of Vital Signs
  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Naloxone Dispensing
  • Nutritional Counseling

Clinical Services Supported

  • Health Services (e.g., A1c, lipid panel, bone mineral density, etc.)
  • Diabetes Management
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Cholesterol Testing
  • Chronic Care Management and Documentation

Multi-Drug Interaction Review

First DataBank and Medispan drug interactions.

Pharmacy EHR or Care Documentation Module Accommodates

  • Lab Results
  • Diagnoses
  • Clinical Notes
  • Care Plans
  • Continuity of Care Documentation

Software-based Adherence Support

  • Automation of outbound patient calls
  • Patient text messaging
  • Patient emails
  • Patient access to educational materials
  • Adherence scorecards/reporting
  • Predictive modeling
  • Synchronized refills
  • Support for meds-to-beds programs

Adherence Systems Support Post-sale

  • Marketing
  • Sales support
  • Training
  • Consulting Services

Product/Service Features

Will-call Bin Management

  • Wireless Barcode Scanning
  • Bin Assignment
  • Pick-up Reminders
  • Bulk Return to Stock

Data Analytics/Business Intelligence

  • Data Warehouse

Patient Communications Management

  • Text
  • Email
  • IVR Outbound and Inbound

Specialty Pharmacy Software Features

  • Product Lot Mgmt
  • Status Back Messaging
  • Program Association
  • Mail Module
  • Configurable Specialty Workflow

340B Revenue And Inventory Accounting

  • Marketing
  • Sales support
  • Training

Pharmacy Inventory Control System

  • Min/Max Ordering Points
  • Historic Purchasing Usage
  • Audited Inventory Adjustments
  • Perpetual Inventory
  • Auto Price and Acquisition Updates

Purchasing Support System

  • Auto generated orders
  • Multi-wholesaler integration
  • Low Price Generics Identifier
  • 850/855 EDI Support

Prescription Pricing

  • Hot List Pricing
  • Systematic Cash and Third-party Pricing Module

Meds to Beds

  • Mobile Credit Card Processing
  • Meds to Beds Order Flagging
  • Mobile Signature Capture

Tools to Address DIR Fees

  • Marketing
  • Sales support
  • Training

Data Management Services

  • Data Retention
  • Data Conversion
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Cloud-hosted Data

Professional Services to Help Pharmacies Optimize Prescription Fulfillment Process

  • Training, implementation and consulting services.

Biometric Authentication via

Fingerprint Recognition

Automation/Central Fill

Central-Fill Technology

  • Robotic dispensing
  • Counting technologies
  • High-volume workflow system/workstations
  • Conveying systems
  • Packaging systems/autobaggers
  • Compliance packaging systems
  • Process computer simulation/analysis
  • Tote-based systems
  • Puck-based systems
  • Vial-based systems

Specific Technology Systems and Services Interfaces

Pharmacy, POS, And Other Systems

  • AIS
  • Allscripts
  • Asteres
  • Ateb
  • Avery/Weigh-Tronix (Eyecon)
  • Catalina Health Resources
  • Cerner
  • Cerner Etreby
  • CoverMyMeds
  • Creative Pharmacist
  • Datarithm
  • Digital Pharmacist
  • emporos
  • Epicor
  • First DataBank
  • IBM (ACE, chain drug, supermarket)
  • iMedicare
  • Intercon
  • Kirby Lester
  • McKesson High Volume Solutions
  • McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation
  • McKesson Workflow Bin
  • Meducation
  • Mevesi
  • Micro Merchant Systems
  • Net-Rx
  • OmniSYS
  • Parata Systems
  • PDR Network
  • PrescribeWellness
  • RelayHealth
  • Retail Management Solutions
  • Rx-Net
  • RxSafe
  • RxTran
  • ScriptPro
  • Surescripts
  • Symbol
  • TeleManager Technologies
  • TelePharm
  • Updox
  • VoicePort
  • Wolters Kluwer Health

Supporting Services Interfaces

  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Burlington Drug Company
  • Cardinal Health
  • Dakota Drug
  • Harvard Drug Group
  • HD Smith
  • Health Mart Atlas
  • Kinray
  • McKesson Pharmaceutical Distribution
  • Miami-Luken
  • Morris and Dickson
  • OutcomesMTM
  • Rochester Drug Co-op
  • Smith Drug
  • Value Drug Company

Adherence Packaging Interfaces

  • AutoMed
  • DISPILL
  • Medicine-On-Time
  • Omnicell
  • Parata Systems
  • RxSafe
  • Talyst
  • TCGRx

Trade Shows

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear
  • McKesson ideaShare

What topic is of greatest importance in the health-system pharmacy market?

Avoiding 30-day readmissions by ensuring patient medication adherence.

Advertisement