Pharmacy Supply Chain Consulting

Optimize your inventory management with our supply chain expertise.

Today’s pharmacies and health systems need to streamline their buying and optimize inventory management to identify savings opportunities and contain drug costs. Our advisors offer an in-depth review of your pharmaceutical purchasing practices to deliver expert, evidence-based suggestions for improvement along the supply chain, helping you grow your operations.

Our highest priority is to empower you to run your business, so you can focus on what matters: patient care

Our supply chain analysis can help your health system and pharmacy:

  • Reduce inventory carrying costs for pharma products
  • Standardize tools and processes
  • Minimize stock-out risks and procurement errors
  • Improve pharmacy operational inefficiencies
  • Identify savings
  • Decrease drug waste
  • Improve drug cost containment
  • Enforce measurable solutions
  • Mitigate drug risks
  • Manage contract compliance
  • Seize market share opportunities
  • Optimize conversions from brand-name drugs to generics

See how much your health system can save*

The following are examples of how health care systems and centers have transformed their businesses with the help of our expert supply chain management:

  • 957-bed hospital: Saved $2.7M through inventory reduction
  • 9 hospital clinics: Saved $500K in expired medication
  • 1,025-bed hospital: Experienced a 90% reduction in IVs returned to pharmacy for credit
  • 26-hospital system: Saved $1M by streamlining formulary activities
  • A university medical center: Saved $500K annually due to better medication inventory management

Keep up to date on drug shortages to ensure the continuity of patient care

Mitigate the risk of drug shortages so you can develop contingency plans and balance inventory. McKesson customers can subscribe to our weekly drug shortages report to learn about the causes of shortages and instantly access low-cost and in-stock alternatives.

This easy-to-navigate report provides vital information to help you quickly adjust your purchasing decisions. In the report, you’ll find:

  • Brand and generic product descriptions
  • Item numbers
  • NDC numbers
  • Reasons for the shortage
  • Vendor contact information

Current customers can log into McKesson Connect to see the report.

*These results depend on a variety of factors unique to each business. There is no guarantee your results will be similar.

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