CARY, NC and RICHMOND, VA, July 30, 2014 – McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. and Relias Learning have announced an agreement to bring online training to McKesson Medical-Surgical extended care providers. Relias Learning will provide courses and a customized learning management system to administer the courses that meet mandatory training requirements for providers. As a result of the alliance, McKesson Medical-Surgical customers will have access to preferred pricing for the Relias learning management system.
“We’re excited to team up with Relias to enable access to both McKesson Medical-Surgical produced educational resources as well as a comprehensive set of mandatories that our extended care providers need,” said Sean Riley, Vice President, Extended Care Marketing at McKesson Medical-Surgical. “McKesson Medical-Surgical is pleased to offer solutions like this to our customers. By leveraging Relias’ industry leadership and robust library, we are able to offer a complete training solution for our customers and will continue to explore solutions that help reduce costs and save time so that our customers can focus on providing more care.”
“Being chosen by McKesson Medical-Surgical to support their extended care providers is truly an honor for Relias,” noted Jim Triandiflou, Chief Executive Officer, Relias Learning. “As leader in SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human service markets, Relias is dedicated to bringing world-class training to the extended care industry and alliances like this demonstrate our unique ability to create customized solutions for all segments and providers.”
McKesson Medical-Surgical will provide its customers with access to a library of Relias courses, covering topics such as:
- Infection Control
- Hand Hygiene
- Disaster Preparedness
- Wound Care
Additionally, McKesson Medical-Surgical will also provide access to a series of webinars that it has developed for extended care providers on topics including:
- Ostomy Care
- About McKesson
McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. in Golden Valley, Minn., is an affiliate of McKesson Corporation. McKesson, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit www.mckesson.com.
Relias provides lifelong workforce enablement solutions for more than 11,000 healthcare and human services organizations and 4.5 million caregivers to drive measurable outcomes. Customers use Relias solutions to attract and retain talent, elevate care quality and reduce risk with our technology, services, community, and expertise. The Relias family of brands — Nurse.com, Wound Care Education Institute, Relias Academy, FreeCME, and Relias Media — serves the entire healthcare community and shares a common goal of improving the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and those who care for them.