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McKesson Earns KLAS Category Leader Distinction for 2013

McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation (MPS&A) announced today that EnterpriseRx – its cloud-based, centrally hosted pharmacy management system – earned top honors as a Category Leader in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report. KLAS, an independent healthcare research organization, reserves the Category Leader designation for vendors that lead select market segments with software solutions designed to help healthcare professionals provide better care for their patients.

“We are proud to earn KLAS’s recognition for the outstanding technology that EnterpriseRx offers the health system market,” said Emilie Ray, vice president and general manager, outpatient, MPS&A. “We believe our pharmacy management system’s strong ranking in this industry is a reflection of our commitment to provide world-class pharmacy solutions to pharmacists, physicians, and patients.”

EnterpriseRx is designed to allow pharmacists to run a patient-centered business and to make a pronounced difference in the way that pharmacies are traditionally run. The system increases operational efficiencies behind the counter so that pharmacists can spend more time on clinical programs such as adherence, Medication Therapy Management and distribution of Specialty medications.

“EnterpriseRx has set its self apart in operational efficiency and support of clinical programs, but our next focus is on connectivity between providers throughout the health system,” said Nathan Mott, president MPS&A. “With the backing of McKesson and our involvement in the CommonWell Health Alliance, we are looking forward to being at the forefront of an initiative that connects pharmacy to the continuum of care.”

For more information on McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation and its solutions for retail and outpatient pharmacies, visit www.betterpharmacytech.com.

For more information on the CommonWell Health Alliance, visit www.commonwellalliance.org.

About McKesson

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit http://www.mckesson.com.

About KLAS

KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.

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