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McKesson Canada’s PharmaClikRx to enhance e-prescribing offering through exclusive agreement with PrescribeIT™

Toronto, Canada – October 16, 2018McKesson Canada today announced a new agreement with Canada Health Infoway to offer PrescribeIT™, Canada’s only national not-for-profit electronic prescribing service, to its pharmacy network.

“Today’s customer wants a seamless digital experience that enhances convenience, while protecting the privacy and security of their health information,” said Domenic Pilla, CEO, McKesson Canada. “PrescribeIT™ delivers on that promise. We are pleased to be one of the first national pharmaceutical health providers in Canada to support the expansion of its digital offerings, so we can continue to improve our customer experience.”

McKesson Canada will work to offer this new digital experience to independent retail operators and banner partners. This process will begin with McKesson affiliated pharmacies that currently use PharmaClikRx. Over time, McKesson Canada will offer the PrescribeIT™ solution to pharmacies through Nexxsys.

“PrescribeIT™ has had tremendous momentum since the initiative was launched just a short time ago,” noted Canada Health Infoway President and CEO Michael Green. “McKesson Canada has been an important partner for us since the beginning and we’re pleased to be able to count on their support and leadership.”

About McKesson Canada

Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the quality and safety of care in Canada. For more information, please visit www.mckesson.ca.