McKesson Introduces Conserus™ to Help Optimize Imaging Workflows and Clinical Effectiveness

The Solution Suite Fosters Interoperability, Helping to “Image Enable” the EHR

McKesson Introduces Conserus™ to Help Optimize Imaging Workflows and Clinical Effectiveness

McKesson announces , a suite of flexible, vendor-neutral solutions for healthcare IT enterprise and diagnostic imaging. The Conserus suite includes flexible quality and communication Workflows, Enterprise Worklists driven by clinical and business logic, an Enterprise Image Repository and a Clinical Data Exchange. The solution suite is designed to help healthcare providers of all sizes and complexities go beyond simple VNAs and departmental systems, helping orchestrate clinician and related workflows by enabling interoperability between existing systems, fostering the transition from volume to value-base care.

In today’s complex health IT environment, an organization’s IT systems and applications can directly impact its overall business health. Hospitals are ready to take advantage of the benefits of a modern and integrated EHR platform, yet they are often challenged with how to integrate and share among key systems. The Conserus suite of enterprise diagnostic imaging solutions helps organizations take advantage of the promise of image-enabling the EHR. With Conserus, healthcare providers can now better adapt to changing requirements in short time frames.

“The flexible, vendor-neutral capabilities in Conserus coupled with strong standards and data interoperability will help our customers and the industry benefit from their best-of-breed IT strategy,” says Tomer Levy, general manager, workflow and infrastructure solutions and Conserus lead. “With the shift from volume to value, our customers face higher demands for quality and the need to improve workflow.”

Conserus works within the customer’s current healthcare IT environment to help improve imaging clinical effectiveness, resource utilization and quality. It brings an understanding of the diagnostic imaging space from many vantage points– from the specifics of workflow to radiology and cardiology, data sharing and interoperability. Ultimately, Conserus helps provide physicians with what they want - the right, relevant patient data at the right time.

“In order to help our customers meet the challenges they are facing, like lowering total cost of ownership, addressing quality and regulatory issues and helping to improve productivity with intelligent workflow, we are proud to introduce Conserus,” said Erkan Akyuz, President, McKesson Imaging and Workflow Solutions. “Conserus reflects our commitment to addressing the changing healthcare IT market and helping our customers achieve their goal to deliver better patient care.”

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit .