Press Release

McKesson Canada Announces the Acquisition of PDCI Market Access

Toronto, Canada December 01, 2020 – Today, McKesson Canada is announcing the acquisition of PDCI Market Access, a leading and trusted source in pharmaceutical market intelligence, pricing and reimbursement. The move strengthens McKesson Canada’s ability to provide specific, end-to-end solutions to support manufacturer needs.

“Canadian manufacturers rely on our leading-edge market intelligence and logistics expertise to accelerate the commercialization of medications that Canadians depend on, every day,” said Rebecca McKillican, CEO, McKesson Canada. “PDCI Market Access’s significant competitive strengths will add to our manufacturer offering, through their strong reputation, reliable expertise and industry knowledge so that we may continue to provide unparalleled services in delivering health care in Canada.”

As Canada’s only consultancy with core competencies and expertise in pricing, reimbursement and health economics, PDCI Market Access is a trusted commercialization partner for manufacturers in Canada.

“We are incredibly proud of the positive impact that PDCI Market Access has made in Canadian health care over the past two decades,” said Neil Palmer, Senior Strategic Adviser & President Emeritus, PDCI Market Access. “Together with McKesson Canada, we will be able to continue delivering high-quality, innovative and reliable pricing and market access advice and services for Canadian manufacturers.”

About McKesson Canada

Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that enable the healthcare industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other healthcare 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 mckesson.ca.

About PDCI Market Access

Established in 1996, PDCI Market Access is Canada’s leading pricing and reimbursement consultancy. PDCI Market Access is comprised of 27 employees, including experienced bilingual consultants and analysts. Headquartered in Ottawa, PDCI Market Access also has several consultants based in the Toronto and Montreal areas. PDCI Market Access prides itself on being the only Canadian consultancy with core competencies and expertise in both pricing and reimbursement. PDCI Market Access has significant support infrastructure, including claims and price databases, scientific resources, and market intelligence.

For more information:

Andrew Forgione

Media Relations and Public Affairs

Andrew.Forgione@mckesson.ca

905.671.4586