McKesson to showcase pharmacy solutions at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists mid-year meeting

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson will be introducing hospital and health systems pharmacy leaders to new ideas and emerging solutions for their top issues at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting 2013, which runs from Dec. 8 to 12. Organized under the theme “Learn, Network, Solve,” McKesson booth #849 will host solution demonstrations and live interviews, and pharmacy consulting experts will be on hand for one-on-one discussions designed to help pharmacy leaders drive better business health, the wholesaler stated.

“In addition to our exemplary distribution capabilities, McKesson is proven to bring material value to our hospital and health systems partners through pharmacy consulting,” stated Scott Miller, SVP McKesson Health Systems. “In today’s rapidly-shifting healthcare environment, hospital pharmacies are being forced to cut costs, improve efficiency and drive additional revenue. Our team of experts — comprised of former health system pharmacists — possesses the knowledge to identify opportunities, weigh alternatives and affect decisions to developing the appropriate course of action, working hand-in-hand with partners to seize the opportunities and achieve success.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one conversations with a McKesson Pharmacy Optimization consultant about the services available. And current McKesson customers will share their experience working with McKesson Pharmacy Optimization consultants. At McKesson's booth, solutions to a number of pharmacy challenges will be spotlighted, including cost containment, 340B solutions, driving new revenue, achieving meaningful use, business insights, supply chain, ambulatory workflow and pharmacy workflow.

Software solutions that help pharmacy leaders increase the capture rate of discharge prescriptions and support medication adherence programs also will be highlighted. Experts will be available to explain technology solutions that combine pharmacy software, central fill and delivery services to support complex 340B and specialty programs.


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