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NCCN and Health Information Technology Spotlight

By Christine MacCracken, MSHEd, BSN, Senior Director, Business Insights, Editor-in-Chief

The NCCN eBulletin editorial staff is pleased to continue our HIT Spotlight series to provide an overview of current official NCCN Licensees for use of NCCN Content in Health Information Technology (HIT), such as the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®), the NCCN Biomarkers Compendium™, the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®), and the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®. NCCN works with organizations through permissions and licensing arrangements to permit the use of NCCN Content in commercial products.

This week, we are highlighting NCCN Licensees that include the NCCN Compendium®.

McKesson's InterQual® Criteria are evidence-based decision support products that help payer and provider organizations share a common language when determining the right care at the right place and the right time for individuals, driving optimal financial and medical outcomes. InterQual Criteria include inpatient and outpatient levels of care, behavioral health, imaging, procedures, specialty drugs, molecular diagnostics and retrospective monitoring.

A point-of-care enhanced oncology benefit management solution that enables health plans, employers and other payers to support their physicians with the robust clinical resources needed to deliver quality care. New Century Health is an official licensee of the NCCN Compendium®. NCCN supports the development and widespread use of the NCCN Compendium® and has collaborated with New Century Health for communication of this important information.