BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, is placing big bets on healthcare stocks. The giant New York money manager, which oversees more than $4.5 trillion in assets, took large positions last year in at least 14 investor-owned healthcare companies and a host of medical-device and equipment...
Hospital systems that have acquired physician practices and outpatient treatment centers are wrestling with how to integrate them into their existing supply-chain distribution system. The goal is to extend the low prices achieved through bulk purchasing to these geographically dispersed facilities.
McKesson Corp. reported a profit jump in its third quarter, thanks to lower foreign taxes and growth in its North American pharmaceutical distribution and services.
In light of the challenges seen since President Nixon launched the first "war on cancer" in 1971, experts say any new approach to cures, moonshot or otherwise, must get back to the basics. The oncology community agrees a coordinated approach could address the clinical research challenges.
Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. reported a jump in earnings in its second quarter thanks to strong distribution revenue, lower-than-expected taxes and the sale of its workplace-safety supply business.
Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. has announced that it will acquire the pharmaceutical distribution of UDG Healthcare.
A new rule that will shed light on the rising wealth gap between America's CEOs and average workers could put some healthcare companies with large numbers of low-wage employees in the public's crosshairs.
At the center of the huge U.S. drug research enterprise sit some of its lowest-paid workers, who do the data-entry scut work that holds most research projects together. Unfortunately, they often must juggle their tasks between separate data systems.
Todd Lupton has been named CFO for Mercy Health-Cincinnati. The move was effective June 22.
Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. has appointed Kathy McElligott as its next CIO and CTO. McKesson is heavily investing in health information technology startups and is expecting to spend several hundred million dollars over the next five to eight years.
Strong performance in McKesson Corp.'s North American pharmaceuticals business drove rising revenue for the San Francisco-based company in the fourth quarter of its fiscal year.
The barrier for entry into interoperability is too high right now for providers. We can lead our way out of the state we're in by forming together with other like-minded providers, vendors and healthcare organizations to keep pushing toward more transparency and better interoperability.