Intelligent Solutions for Pharmacy Leaders
The mission of the pharmacy is to ensure safety in the medication-delivery system. What this means, however, has evolved over recent years. In order to achieve your mission, you are faced with a changing future.
You are maximizing pharmacy operations and expanding clinical services. Medication management makes your department a critical part of delivering value-based metrics and reducing readmissions. You may be doing more, but you may not have more to do it with.
McKesson operates under the same lean principles you do. Our pharmacist and health system business experts work with you to help you experience better business health for your pharmacy.
From financial performance to operating more efficiently, we work side-by-side with pharmacists like you to help you achieve goals small and large.
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Acadia Pharma’s (ACAD) Nuplazid Approved by FDA For Hallucinations and Delusions Associated with Parkinson’s
“We are grateful to the many patients and investigators who participated in NUPLAZID's
studies. NUPLAZID represents the culmination of many … NUPLAZID will be available through a specialty
network. Patients and physicians can access …
Drug Disposal Kiosks Help Hospitals Serve Their Community
Patients who need to dispose of
unwanted controlled substances and other medications are embracing the
convenience of drug disposal kiosks managed by their local health-system
Nearly Half of US Physicians Say They Will Prescribe More Biosimilars, According to New Data From InCrowd
Lower Patient Costs Remain a Key Driver Across Five Specialties With Significant Biologic Use; 17% Believe Biosimilars Will Become the Norm in the Next Three Years
United States Senate Approves ‘Lock-In’ Amendment
APhA Encouraged By Steps Toward Safer Drug Usage
Keeping data – and people – healthy
Things have changed quickly and dramatically in the healthcare industry – by necessity. The Affordable Care Act has allowed millions of Americans to gain health insurance. Global health initiatives are also improving health and raising the bar for healthcare around the world.
CVS Health Research Institute Study Demonstrates Impact of Prescription Refill Programs on Medication Adherence
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — New research by the CVS Health Research Institute is the first to show the impact of prescription refill programs on medication adherence. The study, published in the American Journal of Managed Care, found that ReadyFill®, the refill program available at CVS/pharmacy®, improved adherence to medications for common chronic conditions without …
Pharmacy Leader Insights
Bruce Thompson Talks Better Business Health to Face the Changing Landscape
Drug Spend Analysis
Successfully managing a health system pharmacy’s drug spend requires having a clear view into purchasing history and spending trends. While most hospital pharmacies have access to 80/20 or similar reports, only McKesson’s Drug Spend Intelligence robust online tool allows customers to easily identify and track clinical initiatives that reduce drug spend, while saving them valuable time. Learn More »
Through McKesson’s MedSource® program, hospitals can use pharmaceutical manufacturer patient assistance programs to help replace drugs and medical devices dispensed or administered to low-income, uninsured and underinsured patients. Working directly with manufacturers, MedSource managers leverage proprietary software and tools for tracking, reporting and troubleshooting, helping provide successful patient enrollment in each patient assistance program and subsequent approval and replacement of eligible products provided. Learn More »
Whether you are just starting out with the 340B program or want to optimize your participation, our consultant experts are ready to help you better manage and enhance pharmacy services critical to your most vulnerable patients. Learn More »
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