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Report addresses future of value-based reimbursement

McKesson has commissioned a report, titled “Journey to Value: The State of Value-Based Reimbursement in 2016,” which lists results from a national study of 465 payers and hospitals. The work was conducted by ORC International.

Omnicare and McKesson expand agreement

Omnicare Inc. and McKesson Corporation have signed an expanded agreement to include the sourcing and distribution of branded, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals.

Rich McKeon

The evolving role of the alternate site pharmacist

As the Baby Boom generation continues to age and move through the healthcare system, there are approximately 10,000 people entering Medicare every day. Additionally, some estimates are that the number of people over 65 will increase by 50% by 2020. However, there is not a linear translation into an increase in the traditional nursing home beds. With patients demanding more options for care, there is an increased focus on treating patients in a variety of non-acute care settings.

James Beer

Beer is new McKesson CFO

McKesson Corporation has announced that James A. Beer will be the new executive vice president and chief financial officer starting Oct. 9.

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