McKesson ideaShare 2017

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McKesson steps up to help independents improve performance

Health Mart hosted its Annual Meeting on July 14, boasting the largest attendance in the franchise network’s history.  The meeting built upon last year’s momentum around the Health Mart Pathway that helps independent pharmacy retailers to invest in quality measures and empowers them toward better clinical performance and profitability.

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Women in Pharmacy, RxOwnership push for new owners

At McKesson ideaShare 2017, McKesson RxOwnership launched the inaugural Women in Pharmacy Own It Program. The event featured a morning get-together over coffee; a group of successful female Health Mart owners also participated in the panel and networking session that followed.

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From social media to med sync, ideaShare expands learning opportunities

McKesson ideaShare 2017 featured more than 30 continuing education courses with topics ranging from installing an expanded service offering like med sync or immunizations, to the how-tos in building a stronger front-end business, empowering pharmacy technicians in your practice or learning more about pain points such as DIR fees.

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What’s Next? Act now to improve clinical and business results

To help attendees get the most out of the conference, McKesson created a mobile app that helped match customer interests with McKesson and Health Mart content and solutions. The app also gave attendees the ability to conduct an assessment of where their pharmacy was in terms of clinical and financial performance, and set goals based on what matters most to their business. Nearly 2,000 attendees downloaded the McKesson ideaShare app, and nearly 1,000 completed the Roadmap Assessment prior to the meeting.

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McKesson ideaShare sets record attendance, intros new tools

McKesson ideaShare 2017, an interactive forum for independent pharmacists from across the United States, broke attendance records with the number of independent pharmacists and owners on hand to learn about how McKesson, hand in hand with its Health Mart franchise team, can help independents become a preferred destination for patient care.

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McKesson kicks off ideaShare 2017 in New Orleans

 The annual conference and exhibition is set to offer attendees access to industry thought leadership, pharmacy programs, continuing education courses and networking opportunities to help improve their pharmacies’ performance.

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First-time attendees look forward to all that McKesson ideaShare offers

This year's McKesson ideaShare features more than 900 first-time attendees. DSN caught up with first-time attendees Jan Scott, owner of Nicholls Pharmacy in Nicholls, Ga., and Yunus Wasel of Greater Care Pharmacy in Warren, Mich., to ask why they decided to attend McKesson ideaShare this year and what they expect to get out of the meeting.

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myHealthMart goes mobile

Many features of the myHealthMart online portal that have been helping Health Mart pharmacists and owners better manage their pharmacy business over the past year have been incorporated into a new mobile app that will be launched at the 2017 McKesson ideaShare meeting.

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McKesson ideaShare 2017 aligns programming with attendees’ interests

Visiting New Orleans wasn’t the biggest driver of attendance for those registered for McKesson ideaShare 2017 — McKesson knows because it asked. In an effort to better align this year’s program and educational offerings with what its customers’ need, McKesson asked those planning to attend the conference about the biggest draws.