Over 90% of NHS Trusts use McKesson's IT services or productsMcKesson Corporation is the world's largest healthcare services company and provides information technology, health services, pharmaceuticals, and disease management solutions to support healthcare delivery in a number of countries. Everyday thousands of healthcare organisations, including 5,000 hospitals, 35,000 physician/GP practices and 25,000 retail pharmacies, use McKesson supply management and information solutions to reduce costs and improve the quality and safety of their patient care services. In the UK, McKesson is committed to supporting its customers in transforming their delivery of healthcare services through the use of information and technology; empowering them to deliver, maintain and track high levels of care. McKesson is the Prime Contractor for the NHS Electronic Staff Record, implementing an integrated HR and Payroll system for 1.2 million NHS staff in England and Wales.McKesson UK’s IT services support virtually every aspect of healthcare, including patient administration, clinical services, business services, HR and Payroll. All of this is underpinned by a full suite of outsourcing and managed services, ranging from full on-site service delivery to remote facilities management of hardware from one of its data centres. The UK company employs over 600 staff delivering services to nearly every NHS Trust and SHA as well as a number of other public and private sector organisations.
Date: 02 July, 2007