McKesson Corporation is a Delaware Corporation. The Company delivers pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and healthcare information technology that make healthcare safer while reducing costs. The Company operates in two segments. The McKesson Distribution Solutions segment distributes ethical and proprietary drugs and equipment and health and beauty care products throughout North America and internationally. This segment provides specialty pharmaceutical solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and practice management, technology, clinical support and business solutions to oncology and other specialty practices operating in the community setting. This segment also provides medical-surgical supply distribution, equipment, logistics and other services to healthcare providers through a network of distribution centers within the U.S. In addition, this segment sells financial, operational and clinical solutions for pharmacies (retail, hospital, alternate site) and provides consulting, outsourcing and other services. The McKesson Technology Solutions segment includes McKesson Health Solutions, which includes its InterQual clinical criteria solution, claims payment solutions and network performance tools. This segment also delivers enterprise-wide clinical, patient care, financial, supply chain, strategic management software solutions, as well as connectivity, outsourcing and other services, including remote hosting and managed services, to healthcare organizations. This segment's customers include hospitals, physicians, homecare providers, retail pharmacies and payers from North America. McKesson Distribution Solutions consists of the following businesses: North America pharmaceutical distribution and services, International pharmaceutical distribution and services and Medical Surgical distribution and services. The Company competes with other software services firms, consulting firms, shared service vendors, certain hospitals and hospital groups, payers, care management organizations, hardware vendors and internet-based companies with technology applicable to the healthcare industry.
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