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McKesson ideaShare 2018 suppliers donate items to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

McKesson ideaShare 2018 suppliers donate items to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

LAS VEGAS — Over 170 exhibitors from McKesson ideaShare 2018 closed out the annual conference held here this week with a donation of 1000s of personal hygiene items, including soap, shampoo and toothpaste to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF) on behalf of families of children diagnosed with cancer. Established in 1993, NCCF is a local

McKesson highlights power of community pharmacy in Vegas

McKesson highlights power of community pharmacy in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — McKesson ideaShare 2018, McKesson Corporation’s annual interactive forum for community pharmacists, kicked off today in Las Vegas. The annual event offers those in community pharmacy the opportunity to improve their knowledge, performance and profitability while networking with industry experts. Featured at this year’s event is Health Mart Atlas, the nation’s largest PSAO (pharmacy

Bartle’s Pharmacy named McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year

Bartle’s Pharmacy named McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year

IRVING, Texas — Bartle’s Pharmacy of Oxford, N.Y., received McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year Award. The Health Mart community pharmacy is being recognized for their superior clinical performance, high-touch patient relationships and proactive advocacy efforts. Owner Brian Bartle and his daughter, Heather Ferrarese, have been managing the clinical and business operations for 55 years and this is their first

Leveraging tech to transform pharmacy practice

Leveraging tech to transform pharmacy practice

IRVING, Texas — As the future of pharmacy technology continues to expand past simple work-flow tools, pharmacies are beginning to shift their focus to implementing solutions that not only help them deliver better patient care but also drive improvements in their clinical, operational, financial and regulatory compliance performance as well. Systems that fully integrate with

McKesson to bring ideaShare 2018 to Las Vegas

McKesson to bring ideaShare 2018 to Las Vegas

IRVING, Texas — For more than 35 years McKesson’s ideaShare has been the premier education and networking event for community pharmacies. The leading conference is designed to help independent pharmacy owners and their staff improve their knowledge, performance and profitability. This year, McKesson expects more than 1,500 independent pharmacies will come together from July 8-12,

Rexall to shutter 40 stores

Rexall to shutter 40 stores

TORONTO — McKesson Canada’s  Rexall chain is closing 40 outlets in Ontario and Western Canada, nearly one-tenth of its total store base, according to a memo sent to company employees. The closings come about a year and a half after San Francisco-based McKesson Corp.  finalized the purchase of Rexall Health. They take place amid a challenging

NCPA workshop fosters pharmacy ownership

NCPA workshop fosters pharmacy ownership

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – Ask pharmacist Hashim Zaibak how he came to own 11 pharmacies (all under the Hayat Pharmacy umbrella) in Milwaukee,  and he’ll tell you about a workshop he attended several years ago, conducted by the National Community Pharmacists Association. “I had wanted to own my own store since pharmacy school,” Zaibak said, “But my training was in pharmacy, not business,

Wegmans and higi launch data-driven integration

Wegmans and higi launch data-driven integration

CHICAGO – Health screening kiosk supplier higi today announced an initiative with Wegmans Food Markets Inc. to allow the grocer’s customers and employees to link their health data directly to the chain’s pharmacy management system.The service, which uses McKesson’s EnterpriseRx, will enable Wegmans pharmacists to better help consumers understand their measurements, review health data trends, and connect with appropriate care. “Consumers

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

Dimos selected to oversee Health Mart for McKesson

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. announced two key personnel moves, including the promotion of Chris Dimos to president of retail solutions for McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Health. Dimos will now oversee the Health Mart pharmacy network, taking over from Steve Courtman, who left the company to join health insurer Cigna as senior vice president

CFO succession upcoming at McKesson

CFO succession upcoming at McKesson

SAN FRANCISCO — A new chief financial officer is slated to take the reins at McKesson Corp. starting next month. McKesson said Monday that James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is leaving the company to become CFO of Atlassian, a San Francisco-based enterprise collaboration company in February. With Beer’s departure, Britt Vitalone,

McKesson tabs Chris Dimos to lead Health Mart

McKesson tabs Chris Dimos to lead Health Mart

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. has promoted Chris Dimos to president of retail solutions for McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Health. With the move, Dimos will now oversee the Health Mart pharmacy network, taking over from Steve Courtman, who left the company to join health insurer Cigna as senior vice president of Cigna Pharmacy. In

Julian to retire from McKesson

SAN FRANCISCO — Paul Julian, executive vice president and group president at McKesson Corp., is slated to retire at the end of the year. Julian currently has senior operating responsibility for McKesson’s domestic and international Distribution Solutions businesses, including pharmaceutical distribution, medical-surgical distribution, specialty health and retail pharmacy systems and automation. As president of McKesson

McKesson buys RxCrossroads

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. has agreed to buy RxCrossroads, a provider of tailored services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, from CVS Health. The deal, expected to close early next year, is valued at $735 million, or about $635 million net of the present value of incremental cash tax benefits. It will be funded by

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