Desloge, Mo.-based Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy was honored with the 2013 Pharmacy of the Year Award by McKesson Corporation in Las Vegas, Thursday, at the Venetian Casino and Resort, as part of the wholesaler’s annual McKesson ideaShare conference.
During the Opening General Session at McKesson’s 2014 ideaShare conference, Frank Starn, SVP and COO of McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, and Steve Courtman, president, Health Mart, presented Milwaukee, Wis.-based Hayat Health Mart Pharmacy with the grand prize as the 2014 Pharmacy of the Year award winner.
This year’s McKesson ideaShare 2014 kicked off with a bang as thousands of community pharmacy leaders flocked to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the annual event and seize the opportunities to grow in today’s changing healthcare landscape.
McKesson on Monday announced Lori Schechter has been appointed EVP, general counsel and chief compliance officer, replacing Laureen Seeger, who will leave McKesson at the end of June to become the EVP and general counsel of American Express Company.
Sales of specialty medicines are shifting toward hospitals and specialty pharmacies and away from independent physician owned-and-operated clinics, according to a report released Tuesday by HDMA's non-profit research foundation, The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research.
McKesson Specialty Health has announced that its Reimbursement, Access and Safety Services Solution Center in Scottsdale, Ariz., was certified as a Center of Excellence for the fifth consecutive year by BenchmarkPortal.
McKesson Corp. has reached an agreement with Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, currently representing a 50.01% stake in Celesio, to sweeten the purchase price for its shareholding in Celesio to EUR 23.50 per share.
The hedge fund Elliott Management will attempt to block McKesson's offer to acquire the German pharmaceutical wholesaler Celesio because it “substantially undervalues” the company, according to a report in the New York Times published Tuesday.
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.
Francisco Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm, earlier this week signed a definitive agreement to acquire McKesson Automation, a unit of McKesson Corp. that offers integrated pharmacy automation solutions for hospitals and health systems.
McKesson Corp. showcased several new solutions at the 115th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition of the National Community Pharmacists Association held in Orlando, Fla., the wholesaler announced Monday.
McKesson Health Solutions on Thursday announced that Ian Gordon, former president and CEO of Topaz Shared Services, has joined the company's executive team as SVP and general manager for Decision Management.
A consortium of companies that has developed standards to improve the quality and effectiveness of technology service operations has named McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation as making the grade, McKesson said.