McKesson Corp.    

 
NYSE: MCK

Address:

1 Post St.

San Francisco, CA 94104-5203

United States

Phone:
(415) 983-8300

Company description

Established in 1833, McKesson Corp. provides supply, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company operates through two business segments--the McKesson distribution solutions segment, which 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 pharmacy software and provides consulting, outsourcing and other services. Within the distribution solutions segment are two subsidiaries, Nadro, S.A. de C.V., the leading pharmaceutical distributor in Mexico, and Parata Systems, LLC, which sells automated pharmacy and supply management systems and services to retail and institutional outpatient pharmacies. The McKesson technology solutions segment delivers enterprise-wide clinical, patient care, financial, supply chain, and strategic management software solutions, pharmacy automation for hospitals, as well as connectivity, outsourcing and other services. Within this segment is McKesson's payor group of businesses, including InterQual, clinical auditing and compliance and medical management software businesses, and care management programs. Customers within this reporting segment include hospitals, physicians, homecare providers, retail pharmacies and payors from North America, the United Kingdom, various European countries and Asia Pacific.

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News and information about McKesson Corp.

Opioids Overwhelm West Virginia Town
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH); February 18, 2018; 700+ words
...Shamrock received the drugs from McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health between...Three" drug distributors -- McKesson, Cardinal and AmerisourceBergen...combating prescription drug abuse." McKesson Corp. did not reply to a request for...
Lawmakers Say Opioid Shippers Sent 12.3 Million Pills to One W.Va. Pharmacy
The Washington Post; February 16, 2018; 700+ words
...Shamrock received the drugs from McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health between...Big Three" drug distributors - McKesson, Cardinal and AmerisourceBergen...conversation with the committee."McKesson Corp. did not reply to a request for...
Openings
The Washington Post; February 16, 2018; 700+ words
...476-4500. restoncommunitycenter.com. Sunday at 3 p.m. $5-$10.POD SAVE THE PEOPLE Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson discusses popular culture, social justice and politics with guests Brittany Packnett, Clint Smith and Sam Sinyangwe. Lincoln...
Eandc Continues to Probe National Distributors about Alarming Number of Opioids in West Virginia
States News Service; February 15, 2018; 591 words
...leaders sent follow-up letters today to McKesson, Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen...a number of distributors, including McKesson, Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen...per month. This means that in 2013, McKesson apparently supplied Family Discount of...
Release: Thinking Cap Podcast Commemorates Black History Month with Deray Mckesson, Melissa Harris-Perry, Ken Morris, and Others
States News Service; February 15, 2018; 547 words
...African American leaders in a three-part series featuring DeRay McKesson, civil rights activist known for his work with Black Lives...in watching their destruction." The full interviews with McKesson and Harris-Perry can be found here. The second episode of...
Form 8-K: Mckesson Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 14, 2018; 307 words
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 -- Mckesson Corp, San Francisco, files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 13.State of Incorporation...
Attorney General Beshear Files Civil Lawsuit against Alleged Rogue Suboxone Clinic
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 14, 2018; 700+ words
...part of Beshear's ongoing efforts to tackle the state's drug epidemic.Currently, Beshear has filed lawsuits against McKesson Corporation over unfair, misleading and deceptive business practices for excessively distributing opioids to Kentucky and...
Drug Companies Should Clean Up Their Own Opioid Mess
Telegraph - Herald (Dubuque); February 14, 2018; 306 words
...responsible for the addictions they have created?According to information presented on the CBS news show "60 Minutes," McKesson Drug has grossed over $6 billion from the sale of these products. Surely, they should feel some responsibility for the health...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 424210 - Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers

325412 - Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing

339999 - All Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5122 - Drugs, Drug Proprietaries, and Druggists' Sundries industry report

2834 - Pharmaceutical Preparations industry report

3999 - Manufacturing Industries, NEC industry report