McKesson Named Among “Most Admired” Companies by FORTUNE Magazine

April 27, 2011
McKesson Corporation, the nation’s largest healthcare services and information technology company, was rated the “World’s Most Admired” company in its industry for the second consecutive year.  The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries.
“Once again we are honored to be rated among the world’s most admired companies and pleased to be recognized as the leader in our industry for the second consecutive year,” said John Hammergren, Chairman and CEO of McKesson Corporation. “Everything we do at McKesson is focused on improving the health of our customers and the patients they serve, and this recognition speaks to our continued progress in fulfilling this mission.”
FORTUNE magazine’s “World’s Most Admired” award measures corporate reputation and performance against nine key attributes: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.
About McKesson Corporation
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes, and improving the quality and safety of patient care. Over the course of its 178-year history, McKesson has grown by providing pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management across the spectrum of care; healthcare information technology for hospitals, physicians, homecare and payers; hospital and retail pharmacy automation; and services for manufacturers and payers designed to improve outcomes for patients.
Press release issued by Kris Fortner, McKesson Corporation, Corporate Public Relations
NOTE: McKesson Corp. is the manufacturer of the following Ambulatory software solutions
Lytec Practice Management
Lytec MD Electronic Health Records
Medisoft Clinical Electronic Health Records
Practice Partner