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Rite Aid signs bankruptcy deal with creditors, DoJ and McKesson

Rite Aid signs bankruptcy deal with creditors, DoJ and McKesson

PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid has agreed with its financial stakeholders, including creditor groups, the U.S. Justice Department, and drug distributor McKesson, to complete its bankruptcy process by April. “We have reached an agreement on all key points with all key economic stakeholders,” Rite Aid attorney Aparna Yenamandra said at a bankruptcy court hearing in Trenton,

McKesson funds 60 scholarships for pharmacy technicians

McKesson funds 60 scholarships for pharmacy technicians

IRVING, Texas — While the pandemic exposed many health equity and public health needs in local communities, it also emphasized pharmacies as the most accessible and trusted health care destinations. To help address those needs and elevate the role of pharmacies in people’s lives, McKesson and Health Mart are offering certified pharmacy technicians an opportunity

McKesson Foundation awards $4.1 million to pharmacy schools

McKesson Foundation awards $4.1 million to pharmacy schools

IRVING, Texas —The McKesson Foundation is on a mission to help increase diversity of the pharmacy workforce and improve overall health outcomes for vulnerable populations by donating more than $4.1 million to pharmacy schools at Hampton University, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and University

McKesson supports Ukraine relief efforts

McKesson supports Ukraine relief efforts

IRVING, Texas – McKesson plays a critical role in building a healthier future for everyone and has a history of supporting people around the world when it’s needed the most. As a result of the situation in Ukraine, McKesson is working with some of the organizations coordinating humanitarian aid to the region. Through Direct Relief, McKesson is

McKesson ideaShare to bring together 2,000 community pharmacies virtually

McKesson ideaShare to bring together 2,000 community pharmacies virtually

IRVING, Texas – Community pharmacy teams from across the country will unite virtually Sept.14-17 for the 38th annual McKesson ideaShare, an experience designed to help independent pharmacies join forces, learn new skills and grow their businesses. This year’s opening general session will feature Brian Tyler, chief executive officer of McKesson Corp., and Eyad Farah, president

McKesson approved as QCDR for 2021 MIPS program year

McKesson approved as QCDR for 2021 MIPS program year

IRVING, Texas — For the fifth consecutive year, McKesson has received approval from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR). As a CMS-approved QCDR, Practice Insights, a practice performance analytics tool powered by McKesson’s new oncology technology and insights business Ontada, can

McKesson RxOwnership expands commitment to pharmacy

McKesson RxOwnership expands commitment to pharmacy

IRVING, Texas — McKesson RxOwnership, a no-fee resource for independent pharmacies seeking financial and ownership transaction guidance, signed a new five-year commitment with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) to sponsor the Pharmacy Ownership Workshop series. This renewed agreement lengthens the total commitment to nearly 15 years of sponsorship. RxOwnership is a complete and confidential partner when

Crisis reaffirms value of McKesson’s RxOwnership

Crisis reaffirms value of McKesson’s RxOwnership

IRVING, Texas — Due to the severity of COVID-19, mandates forced the shutdown of many small businesses, including some in the health care industry. Many of these businesses, including independent pharmacies, have suffered severe economic hardship due to various safety measures. When the pandemic hit, many of these pharmacies had to drastically and immediately adjust

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

Health Mart expands immunization capabilities

Health Mart expands immunization capabilities

IRVING, Texas — Health Mart pharmacies across the U.S. – many serving rural and at-risk populations – are expanding immunization capabilities to combat the flu this season. The Health Mart franchise, supported by McKesson Corporation, equips pharmacists with training and support to provide local communities with flu shots and other critical immunizations to help protect

McKesson named one of the best places to work for disability inclusion

McKesson named one of the best places to work for disability inclusion

IRVING, Texas — McKesson recently announced that The Disability Equality Index (DEI) has named the company as one of its 2020 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion with a top-ranking score of 100. This is the fifth year in a row that McKesson has been recognized by the DEI as a top place to

McKesson realigns organizational structure to better serve customers

McKesson realigns organizational structure to better serve customers

IRVING, Texas— McKesson Corp. announced changes to its reportable business structure. The company has revised its reportable segments commencing in the second quarter of fiscal 2021. These moves reflect the company’s continued focus on delivering new and innovative solutions to respond to the evolving needs of the healthcare industry, customers and patients. “McKesson has had

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