McKesson's INVIVA Infusion Clinics become Canada's first accredited private infusion network - Press Releases - McKesson Canada Extranet
MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - McKesson Canada's INVIVA network has met Accreditation Canada's Qmemtum Accreditation Program requirements and become the first accredited private infusion clinic network in Canada.
This accreditation recognizes INVIVA for its patient focus, high patient satisfaction ratings, employee engagement, leadership and consistent adherence to high quality clinical processes.
"We are committed to providing patients with the best possible access to quality care, closer to home, more conveniently, and in a way that meets their care needs from coast-to-coast " said Norine Primeau-Menzies, Vice President and General Manager INVIVA. "Our patients are at the core of everything we do. Accreditation validates our commitment."
Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits Canadian health and social services organizations, such as hospitals, independent health facilities and senior care homes, to ensure safe, quality and consistent health care. Accreditation Canada conducts extensive on-site surveys built on best practices from around the world. McKesson Canada's INVIVA clinics successfully completed the Qmentum Accreditation Program and received full accreditation at all locations across Canada now through April 2022.
As Canada's largest private infusion network, nearly 90 INVIVA clinics provide patients with specialized therapy in a caring and compassionate setting. INVIVA experts work directly with manufacturers to bring specialty therapies and nursing services to patients in need while improving access. They engage with health care providers to improve the patient experience and make it easier for everyone to manage complex diseases. Each year, the team of highly trained seasoned nurses help manage various therapeutic areas, including gastroenterology, rheumatology, geriatrics, pediatrics, etc.
About McKesson Canada
Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the quality and safety of care in Canada. For more information, please visit www.mckesson.ca.
About Accreditation Canada
Accreditation Canada is a not-for-profit organization that works with patients, policy makers and the public to improve the quality of health and social services for all. Accreditation Canada works closely with health and social services organizations in Canada and abroad to develop a sustainable culture of improvement that betters safety and efficiency, working to save and improve lives. More than 1,000 health and social service organizations and 7,000 sites in Canada and around the world have been accredited through our programs and services, leading to safer, quality health care for those who matter most; patients and their families.
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