McKesson to discuss new InterQual quality enhancements at AHQA annual meeting

May 3, 2010

NEWTON, Mass., April 30, 2010 – McKesson Health Solutions will join leaders from quality improvement organizations (QIOs), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other public and private healthcare organizations at the 2010 American Health Quality Association (AHQA) annual meeting. McKesson’s Laura McIntire, RN, BSN, MA, InterQual clinical lead, will give a presentation titled “InterQualR – Beyond Medical Necessity,” discussing recent enhancements to the evidence-based clinical criteria that focus on improving quality of care.

AHQA is an educational, not-for-profit national membership association of community-based QIOs and other professionals working to improve healthcare and patient safety. This year’s annual meeting, taking place May 4-6 in Baltimore, Maryland, will provide a forum for participants to come together and share best practices for improving the quality of healthcare in America.

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