Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions Highlights Practice Technologies, Rheumatology Thought Leadership at ACR Annual Meeting
Dublin, OHIO – – At the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) Annual Meeting, taking place Nov. 11-13 in Washington, D.C., Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will highlight its innovative practice management technologies and its commitment to industry thought leadership.
“Attracting more than 12,000 attendees each year, the ACR Annual Meeting provides an excellent venue to connect directly with rheumatologists and practice managers,” said Roshan Girglani, vice president and general manager of Rheumatology for Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions. “We’re looking forward to helping attendees better understand the many ways we can alleviate the administrative burdens they face, empower them improve efficiency and help them implement new innovations that can transform the way they care for patients.”
Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will highlight the following at the 2012 ACR Annual Meeting:
-Innovative technology solutions, including enhancements to InfusaTrackTM Infusion Room Management Software. This tool was designed to make it easier for community rheumatology practices to offer patients in-office infusion services, by tracking inventories of infused medications, simplifying patient scheduling and streamlining the billing process associated with infusion.
Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions has actively sought user feedback since launching the tool in November of 2011, and is now introducing new functionality to address evolving practice needs. New features include the ability to view a patient’s treatment history and upcoming appointments, as well as the ability to schedule future treatments. InfusaTrack also now enables users to order, manage and dispense inventory by vial size and makes it easier to track benefits verification and authorization. To help ensure accurate dosing and billing, the tool also now automatically calculates billing units for dispensed medications.
-Rheumatology thought leadership, including its “Perspective in Patient Management” educational summits, which are focused on obtaining insights from national practice leaders to educate community-based rheumatologists and practice managers about best practices that can drive practice efficiencies and improve patient care. Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions has hosted four of these invitation-only summits in 2012 and plans to host four more in 2013.
To learn more about how Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions is improving the quality and costs of caring for patients with RA, visit Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions at Booth #1519 at the ACR Annual Meeting.
About Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions provides clinical, reimbursement, technology and distribution services that help health care professionals, payors and pharmaceutical and biotech companies improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of caring for patients who are managing complex diseases. Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions helps customers alleviate day-to-day administrative burdens, optimize business functions and partner to implement new innovations that move their businesses forward. To learn more, visit www.cardinalhealth.com/specialtysolutions.
About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $108 billion href=“http://cardinalhealth.com/us/en/media/facts/”health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 60,000 locations each day. The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation’s largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #21 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 30,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.
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