McKesson Completes Acquisition of Portico Systems

McKesson announced that it has completed the acquisition of Portico Systems, a leader in integrated provider management solutions. This acquisition expands McKesson’s ability to help payers efficiently and effectively utilize value-based reimbursement models and provider networks including patient centered medical homes as key building blocks for new products.
Emad Rizk, MD, president of McKesson Health Solutions said, In this age of health reform, it is imperative that payers and providers deepen their financial and clinical alignment to ensure optimal outcomes at the right cost. We are excited to integrate Portico’s technology with our existing portfolio of leading payment, decision and care management tools to help organizations achieve accountable, collaborative care while reducing administrative costs.