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Last $229.23 USD
Change Today +1.20 / 0.53%
Volume 1.1M
MCK On Other Exchanges
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One Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

United States

Phone: 415-983-8300


McKesson Corporation delivers pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and healthcare information technology. Business Segments The company operates in two segments, McKesson Distribution Solutions and McKesson Technology Solutions. McKesson Distribution Solutions segment This segment distributes ethical and proprietary drugs and equipment and health and beauty care products throughout North America and internationally. This segment includes the company’s International pharmaceutical distribution and services business, which reflects the results of operations from its acquisition of Celesio AG (Celesio) in February 2014. This segment provides specialty pharmaceutical solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and practice management, technology, clinical support and business solutions to oncology and other specialty practices operating in the community setting. This segment also provides medical-surgical supply distribution, equipment, logistics, and other services to healthcare providers through a network of distribution centers within the U.S. In addition, this segment sells financial, operational, and clinical solutions for pharmacies (retail, hospital, and alternate site) and provides consulting, outsourcing, and other services. This segment consists of various businesses, including North America pharmaceutical distribution and services, International pharmaceutical distribution and services, and Medical Surgical distribution and services. North America Pharmaceutical Distribution and Services The company’s North America pharmaceutical distribution and services business includes various business units, such as U.S. Pharmaceutical Distribution, McKesson Specialty Health, McKesson Canada, and McKesson Pharmacy Systems and Automation. U.S. Pharmaceutical Distribution This business supplies pharmaceuticals and/or other healthcare-related products to customers throughout the United States in three primary customer channels, such as retail national accounts (including national and regional chains, food/drug combinations, mail order pharmacies, and mass merchandisers); independent retail pharmacies; and institutional healthcare providers (including hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, clinics, and alternate site providers). This business also provides solutions and services to pharmaceutical manufacturers. The company’s U.S. pharmaceutical distribution business operates and serves various customer locations through a network of 29 distribution centers, as well as a primary redistribution center, a strategic redistribution center and 2 repackaging facilities, serving all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In majority of its distribution centers, it uses Acumax Plus, a technology that integrates and tracks all internal inventory-related functions, such as receiving, put-away and order fulfillment. In addition, the company offers Mobile Manager, which integrates portable handheld technology with Acumax Plus to give customers ordering and inventory control. It also offers McKesson Connect, an Internet-based ordering system that provides item lookup and real-time inventory availability, as well as ordering, purchasing, third-party reconciliation, and account management functionality. The major offerings of the McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical Distribution business by customer group could be categorized as retail national accounts, institutional healthcare providers, and independent retail pharmacies. Retail National Accounts Business solutions that help national account customers increase revenues and profitability. Solutions comprise: Central Fill — Prescription refill service that enables pharmacies to refill prescriptions remotely, while reducing inventory levels and improving customer service. Redistribution Centers — Two facilities totaling approximately 750,000 square feet that offer access to inventory for single source warehouse purchasing, including pharmaceuticals and biologics. These distribution centers also provide the foundation for a two-tiered distribution network that supports direct store delivery. McKesson SynerGx — Generic pharmaceutical purchasing


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