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
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
On the verge of his retirement from McKesson Corp., Chris Dimos, president of retail solutions, talks about the company’s evolution, how to unlock the full potential of community pharmacy, and his plans for the future.
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
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
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 announced earlier this
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
Health Mart president Nimesh Jhaveri and franchisee Ghada Zuhair Abu Kuwaik, owner and chief pharmacist at CureMed Pharmacy in Clifton, N.J., discuss the network’s response to COVID-19 and the future role of community pharmacy.
IRVING, Texas — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic — and for the “health and safety of attendees” — McKesson has cancelled ideaShare 2020, which this year was scheduled for July 12-16 in Austin, Texas. Each year, McKesson ideaShare brings together the best and brightest independent pharmacy leaders and their staff to make meaningful connections and
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association announced the 2020 dates for its Pharmacy Ownership Workshop program, sponsored by McKesson. This is an intensive two-and-a-half-day event for anyone considering pharmacy ownership or current owners looking to polish their management skills. More than 2,500 pharmacists have attended the Ownership Workshop and more than half of
MALVERN, Pa. — McKesson High Volume Solutions (HVS) and Coborn’s announced the integration of ExpressRx Track with Coborn’s pharmacy operations. Coborn’s is an employee-owned grocery chain that manages 38 retail pharmacy locations in Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. ExpressRx Track is a compact, cost-effective and expandable prescription processing system that can initially dispense up to
Value-based care models have been used in health care for years, trying to strike a balance between coverage, cost and quality. While value-based care is relatively new to pharmacy, we are beginning to see a spectrum of new payment methods ranging from traditional fee for service to shared savings and risk-bearing models based on patient
SEATTLE — Amazon has announced the expansion of Counter, a network of staffed pickup points that gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages in-store at a partner location. With this expansion, customers now have access to thousands more Amazon Hub Counter locations with Amazon’s new store partners GNC, Health Mart and Stage
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — Piping Rock Health Products was recently awarded CPG Supplier of the Year by McKesson Corp. in honor of their leadership in the consumer products industry at the McKesson Pharmaceutical National Sales Conference. McKesson recognized Piping Rock at an annual event in honor of their work as a consumer products supplier. Piping Rock