Dr. Marcus Neubauer Joins McKesson Specialty Health as Medical Director, Oncology Services

  Dr. Marcus Neubauer Joins McKesson Specialty Health as Medical Director,
  Oncology Services

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- January 25, 2013

McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network today announced that
Marcus Neubauer, M.D., has accepted the position of medical director, Oncology
Services for McKesson Specialty Health, effective March 1. In his new role,
Dr. Neubauer will use his extensive medical experience to continue his work on
pathways development. Specifically, he will serve as the primary medical
liaison between physicians in The US Oncology Network and physicians and
executives within the National Comprehensive Cancer Network^® (NCCN^®). This
includes ensuring that the recently announced Value Pathways powered by NCCN
are 100% concordant with NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN
Guidelines^®) and that they are well integrated in a first-of-its-kind
clinical quality and regimen support system—an important step in ensuring
patients receive the highest quality treatment while offering options to
address costs of cancer care.

“I am excited about this new role and the important work we plan to do
together with the physicians and executives at NCCN,” said Dr. Neubauer.
“Continuing our work with pathways, personalized medicine, and advanced
molecular diagnostics is crucial to improving quality and addressing the
rising cost of cancer care.”

Dr. Neubauer has been heavily involved in The US Oncology Network for more
than 15 years. He serves as chair of The US Oncology Network Pathways Task
Force, sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Oncology Practice, and
most recently served as an oncologist with Kansas City Cancer Center. He has
been published more than 20 times and is a member of the American Society of
Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Neubauer is board certified in Internal Medicine
and Medical Oncology.

“Dr. Neubauer is a respected and impressive physician who is committed to
advancing the quality and science of cancer care,” said Roy Beveridge, M.D.,
chief medical officer for McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology
Network. “With more than two decades of medical experience and his intimate
knowledge of pathways, diagnostics and community-based patient care, he is the
perfect fit for this position. I look forward to the progress he will make in
these areas.”

Dr. Neubauer will serve as the physician lead for the suite of payer-facing
solutions delivered to oncology providers, and will support the development
and marketing of quality solutions and programs to providers, payers and

About McKesson Specialty Health

McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation, empowers the
community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance
the science, technology and quality of care. Through innovative clinical,
research, business and operational solutions, facilitated by integrated
technology systems, we focus on improving the financial health of our
customers so they may provide the best care to their patients. For more
information, visit www.mckessonspecialtyhealth.com.

About The US Oncology Network

The US Oncology Network is one of the nation’s largest networks of
community-based oncology physicians dedicated to advancing cancer care in
America. Like-minded physicians are united through The Network around a common
vision of expanding patient access to high-quality, integrated cancer care in
communities throughout the nation. Leveraging healthcare information
technology, shared best practices, refined evidence-based medicine guidelines,
and quality measurements, physicians affiliated with The US Oncology Network
are committed to advancing the quality, safety, and science of cancer care to
improve patient outcomes. The US Oncology Network is supported by McKesson
Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation focused on empowering a
vibrant and sustainable community patient care delivery system. For more
information, visit www.usoncology.com.


McKesson Specialty Health
Claire Crye, 281-863-6783
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