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McKesson Corp.

WBA finalizes deal with McKesson Corp.

WBA finalizes deal with McKesson Corp.

DEERFIELD, Ill.  — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and McKesson Corp. have reached an agreement on Tuesday for WBA to acquire the remaining 30% share of their GEHE Pharma Handel (GEHE) and Alliance Healthcare Deutschland (AHD) joint venture. Following this transaction, WBA will become the 100% owner of the combined GEHE and Alliance Healthcare businesses in

CoverMyMeds unifies RelayHealth, RxCrossroads and McKesson Prescription Automation

CoverMyMeds unifies RelayHealth, RxCrossroads and McKesson Prescription Automation

COLUMBUS, Ohio — CoverMyMeds today announced that it has unified RelayHealth, McKesson Prescription Automation, CoverMyMeds, and RxCrossroads by McKesson as one business and one team under the CoverMyMeds brand.  Below is a link to an open letter from CoverMyMeds president Nathan Mott reinforcing how the combined strengths of each business better positions the company to

McKesson commits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

McKesson commits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

IRVING, Texas— McKesson Corp. has signed a commitment letter to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), joining over 1,300 companies to commit to setting ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The SBTi, a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute, and the World Wide Fund for Nature, drives climate action

Video Forum: Eyad Farah, Health Mart

Video Forum: Eyad Farah, Health Mart

Health Mart president Eyad Farah tells this week’s Video Forum about the franchised drug chain’s efforts to help patients maintain their health and well-being through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Farah, who also heads Health Mart Atlas, McKesson Corp.’s pharmacy services administrative organization, addresses enlarging the scope of pharmacy practice, the transformative effect of digital

WBA, McKesson complete formation of German wholesale joint venture

WBA, McKesson complete formation of German wholesale joint venture

DEERFIELD, Ill.  – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and McKesson Corp. announced on Monday the completion of their previously announced agreement to create a joint venture combining their respective pharmaceutical wholesale businesses in Germany, Alliance Healthcare Deutschland (AHD) and GEHE Pharma Handel (GEHE). WBA holds a 70% controlling equity interest in the joint venture and McKesson

McKesson’s board elects Linda Mantia as new independent director

McKesson’s board elects Linda Mantia as new independent director

IRVING, Texas —McKesson Corp. announced this week that the McKesson board of directors has elected Linda Mantia as an independent director and member of the board’s Audit and Governance Committees, effective Oct. 19, 2020. With the election of Mantia, McKesson’s board of directors increases from 11 to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent. “Linda’s

McKesson realigns pharmacy management team

McKesson realigns pharmacy management team

IRVING, Texas — McKesson Corp. is going from strength to strength as it realigns the team that provides support to pharmacy operators across the country. In the wake of Chris Dimos’ retirement as president of retail solutions, the drug wholesaler has named Nimesh Jhaveri president of community pharmacy, and Eyad Farah president of Health Mart

Girls in Tech Teams with McKesson for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Girls in Tech Teams with McKesson for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO — Girls in Tech, a global non-profit bringing the world together through education and experiences, is teaming up with McKesson, a global leader in health care supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and health care information solutions, for a global hackathon to design innovative solutions for those impacted

McKesson Ventures grows leadership team

McKesson Ventures grows leadership team

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Ventures, the venture capital arm of McKesson Corporation, announces the expansion of its leadership team, promoting Jennifer Carter and Carrie Hurwitz Williams to partners of McKesson Ventures. The new partner roles exemplify McKesson Ventures’ growth since it was established in 2014. As partner, Carter and Williams will identify long-term strategic industry opportunities,

McKesson named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

McKesson named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

IRVING, Texas — McKesson announced that it has been named to the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) fourth annual Inclusion Index. McKesson was among the 98 organizations that earned a top score and a place on the index. “McKesson is creating a better future through our collective commitment to move beyond unconscious bias and embrace conscious

McKesson to distribute future COVID-19 vaccines in support of Operation Warp Speed

McKesson to distribute future COVID-19 vaccines in support of Operation Warp Speed

IRVING, Texas —  McKesson Corp. announced that it will expand its existing partnership with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to support the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) team as a centralized distributor of future COVID-19 vaccines and ancillary supplies needed to administer vaccinations. Vaccines and related supplies will be delivered to point-of-care sites

Chris Dimos stepping down at McKesson Corp.

Chris Dimos stepping down at McKesson Corp.

IRVING, Texas — With the end of a career spanning almost four decades of involvement in community pharmacy close at hand, Chris Dimos remains as optimistic about the business and the meaningful contributions it can make to health care delivery as when he earned a pharmacy degree from Purdue University in 1988. Dimos — who

McKesson names Tom Rodgers EVP and chief strategy and business development officer

McKesson names Tom Rodgers EVP and chief strategy and business development officer

IRVING, Texas – McKesson Corp. recently announced that Tom Rodgers has been appointed executive vice president and chief strategy and business development officer effective June 5th. In his new role, Rodgers will also become a member of the company’s executive operating team. Rodgers succeeds Bansi Nagji who stepped down from his role effective March 31,

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