LENEXA, Kan. (October 27, 2016)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc., a provider of comprehensive post-acute health care software, announces that it has entered into an agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc., a national distributor for home medical equipment, home infusion and specialty pharmacy, as an integrated solution provider (ISP). CareTend software provides HME, home infusion and specialty pharmacy customers with reporting, workflow and inventory management capabilities. Integration with McKesson Medical-Surgical expands access to real-time pricing, inventory and delivery notifications and analytics.

“We are thrilled about the new relationship with McKesson, which will help providers manage their medical supplies and equipment as well as pharmaceutical ordering and packaging needs in real-time,” says Paul O’Toole, vice president and general manager of the Home Care Solutions division of Mediware. “We are eager for our CareTend customers to benefit from the software integration so they can eliminate manual entry of purchasing and let the software do the hard work for them,” adds O’Toole.

“At McKesson Medical-Surgical we are committed to helping our homecare customers reduce supply chain costs with better inventory management, use our national distribution network to reduce delivery expense and help eliminate duplication of order entry through billing. We believe this new relationship with Mediware and its CareTend software will help us deliver on these commitments.” says Jeff Bowman, vice president, Home Care Sales for McKesson Medical-Surgical.

Visit mediware.com and mckesson.com for more information.