McKesson UK Picks Up Echo

Prescription compliance is the name of the game for pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies. Now McKesson Corp.‘s (NYSE: MCK) UK subsidiary, McKesson UK, has entered the arena with its recent acquisition of Echo, an online prescription fulfillment business based there. Echo’s medicines management app already has an installed customer base, who can order their repeat prescriptions […]

McKesson Buys Irish Drug Distribution Business

McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) got back into acquisition mode last week with its purchase of the pharmaceutical distribution division of UDG Healthcare plc for €408 million (US$463 million) in cash. Under terms of the agreement, McKesson will acquire United Drug Sangers in Northern Ireland and United Drug in the Republic of Ireland, as well as […]