McKesson Releases Specialty Rx Criteria To Its Flagship Acute Criteria Product

McKesson announced the release of the InterQual 2011 solution, introducing condition specific criteria to its flagship acute criteria product, a new specialty pharmaceutical criteria set, and acute criteria inside McKesson’s Clear Coverage ™ point of care, decision support platform. These innovations combine to add significant clinical criteria and automation, while building upon InterQual’s long-standing focus on increasing efficiencies, appropriateness of care, and patient outcomes with the industry’s leading evidence-based clinical decision support tool.

A. Jacqueline Mitus, MD, senior vice president of clinical development and strategy for McKesson Health Solutions said, It is remarkable to look back at the 35-year evolution of InterQual and the innovations in clinical content and technology that we have brought to the market. It’s rewarding to see how our payer, hospital and government customers continue to embrace InterQual and work closely with us to enhance it year after yea