McKesson Corporation (MCK), a Fortune 15 company and the world’s largest healthcare company, announced the award at their annual reseller summit at the Omni Hotel at Champions Gate in Orlando, Florida.
Jim Roytek, McKesson Senior VP of Sales, and Jack Jarvis, McKesson Regional Sales Director presented the award onstage to Race Proffitt, Director of Marketing & Sales and Greg Newcomer, Director of Operations at PDS.
Approximately 500 vendors from across the country were in attendance to see and hear updates on McKesson’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) software that is ONC-ATCB certified for the US Government’s stimulus program where physicians can receive up to $44,000 for implementing and using Electronic Health Records.
Mr. Proffitt stated that “Winning this award for the sixth straight year demonstrates the values and commitment our employees have to the medical community.” He goes on to say that “Medical clinics, physicians and administrators can feel confident that PDS is there to assist them with their investment in practice management or electronic health record solutions.”
PDS was also recognized at the McKesson VAR Summit for its extensive service history with McKesson. An award expressing PDS’ commitment to McKesson for over 10 years of service was also presented to PDS.
Since 1973, PDS has been providing key solutions to the medical community. Those solutions are PDS Cortex – a leading medical practice management system that provides scheduling, billing and electronic remittance; PDS Cortex Mobile – mobile patient access via Apple iPad, Apple iPhone and Android smartphones, and Patient Portal – the ability for patients to access their information online.
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a health care services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality health care by reducing costs, streamlining processes, and improving the quality and safety of patient care. Over the course of its 177-year history, McKesson has grown by providing pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management across the spectrum of care; health care information technology for hospitals, physicians, homecare and payors; hospital and retail pharmacy automation; and services for manufacturers and payors designed to improve outcomes for patients.
PDS provides years of experience with medical practice management and electronic health record solutions for practices at all levels. PDS Cortex, a multi-component medical office management program, gives greater efficiencies in managing patient information, insurance, collections, coding and more. Combining PDS Cortex with McKesson’s Practice Partner (EHR) equips practices with a robust, seamless system that covers everything from the care of patients to the business of cash flow.
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Professional Data Services (PDS) provides medical practice management and electronic health record solutions for practices at all levels and is McKesson’s Practice Partner VAR of the Year for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011.