What Supplies Does McKesson Carry?


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McKesson distributes and sells more than 200,000 medical supply products from major manufacturers plus items from its own brand of supplies, according to the company's official website. McKesson categorizes supplies by the type of medical facility, such as surgery centers, health systems, home health agencies and long-term care facilities.

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McKesson sells and distributes prescription drugs and everyday medical supplies to medical practices and doctor's offices, notes the company's website. For example, McKesson has more than 9,000 drugs for patients. These products include injectable medicines, vaccines, common prescription pills and over-the-counter medications. McKesson markets 4,000 varieties of its own brand of everyday medical supplies for doctor's offices. Ordering agents for offices purchase disposable gloves, syringes, sterilization products, rapid diagnostic tools and electrodes. The company touts its easy ordering system that lets buyers log in and place orders for supplies.

McKesson provides sales and service to eight different types of medical facilities, according to the company's products page. Customers create order lists, view real-time prices, see order statuses and track usage trends through the company's online ordering system. McKesson comprises 10 different subsidiaries that distribute pharmaceuticals to retail pharmacies and institutional providers. The firm also sells medical equipment and technology to health care facilities. Individual customers purchase supplies and products through McKesson's dedicated consumer division.

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