McKesson Corporation was founded in the year 1833 by John McKesson and Charles Olcott in New York City, United States.
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It is a pharmaceutical distribution company that also operates in providing health information technology, medical supplies and care management tools. It also provides extensive pharmacy network infrastructure for the health care industry. They connect people and organizations to leverage higher quality and improved clinical outcomes, and also help businesses in healthcare run better.
McKesson Corporation holds rank 16 among the Fortune Global 500 companies. McKesson is associated with more than 50% of the American hospitals, over 20% of health physicians and 100% of health plans, and is the largest pharmaceutical distributor in North America. Apart from being spread across United States, McKesson has presence in Dublin, Israel, Canada, New Zealand and United Kingdom. It also has an equity holding in Nadro which is a Mexican leading distributor. McKesson today is one of the oldest operating businesses in the United States.
McKesson has employee strength of over 76,000 associates spread across its two core business segment of Distribution Solutions and Technology Solutions. To deal with medical procedures, McKesson employees are well trained in their area of expertise. They are trained to make decisions that are ethically right, whether big or small.
McKesson runs its businesses with its core values of ICARE which are Integrity, Customer-First, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. With an aim to deliver the best-in-class services to the customers and thus growing itself and its stakeholders, McKesson has established itself as one of the leading companies in the retail industry of the world.
Net Retail Revenue: USD 179.0 billion
Dominant operational format: Pharmaceuticals/Health care services/Medical technologies