Distributes pharmaceuticals, publishes healthcare software and provides information technology services
McKesson Corp. is a health services and information technology company, which provides medicines, pharmaceutical and care management products. It operates through two segments: McKesson Distribution Solutions and McKesson Technology Solutions. The McKesson Distribution Solutions segment distributes ethical and proprietary drugs, medical-surgical supplies and equipment and health and beauty care products throughout North America. This segment also provides specialty pharmaceutical solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers, sells financial, operational and clinical solutions for pharmacies. The McKesson Technology Solutions segment provides software, automation, business services and consulting to hospitals, physician offices, imaging centers and home healthcare. It also provides interactive connectivity services that streamline clinical, financial and administrative communication between patients, providers, payers, pharmacies and financial institutions agencies and payers. The company was founded by John McKesson and Charles Olcott in 1833 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.