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January 24, 2013

This is the VAR Email Blast for Thursday, January 24, 2013.

We will email blast VARs every Tuesday and Thursday. You may find multiple announcements in each blast. After each email is distributed, the contents will be posted to PPS VAR Central.

For any questions on the weekly email blasts, please contact Tony Peterson at Anthony.Peterson@McKesson.com


Medisoft and Lytec Mobile Installations

Earlier this month we announced the upcoming release of Medisoft Mobile and Lytec Mobile.

We are now ready to allow any interested VAR to install and demo the software. If you would like to have a beta copy of Medisoft V18 SP2 and Medisoft Mobile, or Lytec 2013 SP1 and Lytec Mobile, please contact Tony Peterson at Anthony.Peterson@McKesson.com to schedule an installation time.


Link to Recording of January 23 PCMH Webinar

On Wednesday, January 23, Eric Levin, McKesson Practice Care™ Product Specialist, presented the following webinar:

"The Realities of PCMH: What it is and what it isn't"

You can now view a recording of the webinar.


Mark Your Calendar - Upcoming Training from the PPS Academy

Practice Partner Training: I Can Troubleshoot ePrescribing Myself!!
Friday, February 1, 2013, at 2:00 PM (EST)

Please mark your calendar to join us on Friday, February 1, 2013, from 2:00-3:00 PM (EST) to learn tips and tricks to troubleshoot ePrescribing.

Instructor: Calvin Chaney
Tier 3, Practice Partner Support

We will send a message with registration and course information in the near future.

Note: Registration opens two (2) days before the course start date.

The class will be recorded, and a link to the recording will be available the Monday after the course ends.

Practice Partner Training: Order Processing -- Workflows that Work!!
Friday, February 8, 2013, at 2:00 PM (EST)

Please mark your calendar to join us on Friday, February 8, 2013, from 2:00-3:00 PM (EST) to learn about order processing and using workflows that work.

Instructor: Kristen Dutter
Practice Partner SuperUser

We will send a message with registration and course information in the near future.

Note: Registration opens two (2) days before the course start date.

The class will be recorded, and a link to the recording will be available the Monday after the course ends.


Registration Reminder for a New VAR Workshop

Patient Records Optimization for Practice Partner®, Medisoft® Clinical & Lytec® MD

Date of Workshop: January 29 - 31, 2013

Join your friends and colleagues for an in-depth, two-and-a-half day workshop designed to help you improve EMR utilization, increase accuracy and efficiency of data capture, resolve everyday workflow headaches, and ensure that customizations align with the needs of the practice and the provider.

Specifically, the workshop will cover:

  • Provider and nursing workflows: analysis of current state & suggestions for improvement
  • Order processing, future orders, lab results management & follow-up
  • Scheduling, check-in & check-out workflows
  • E-Prescribing & refill requests
  • Improving note template efficiency to suit individual clinic or practice needs
  • Special features configuration
  • Customizations for vitals, clinical elements & health maintenance
  • Pre-natal tab configuration & workflow management
  • Generating & completing Electronic Encounter forms
  • Patient records reports & registries
  • Best practices
  • Troubleshooting & error resolution

The workshop will take place at the McKesson Physician Practice Solutions offices in Alpharetta, Georgia, on Tuesday, January 29th and Wednesday, January 30th from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET), and Thursday, January 31st from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (ET).

Attendance all three days is strongly recommended. Lunch will be provided each day. Complete details, including information about a hotel room block, will be provided following registration.

In order to keep the experience highly interactive, we must limit attendance to the first 20 registrants (we plan to create additional courses in the near future). Therefore, if you are interested in joining this first course, we strongly recommend that you enroll as soon as possible. Once the class is full, we will place your name on a waiting list for the next available class.

To register, please visit our registration site: http://s.zoomerang.com/s/RecordsWorkshop. After we receive your registration, we will generate a contract for your signature. We regret that prepayments by credit card will not be accepted.

Cost of Workshop: $999.00 per attendee

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