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McKesson is a leading provider of technology and business solutions intended to reduce costs, improve patient care, and expand access to health care across the backend of the pharmaceutical supply chain. They have over 350 offices staffed by more than 25,000 employees spread across 65 countries. In 2008, McKesson was recognized as "the world's largest company" by Forbes magazine.
The company has recently been awarded a contract from Walgreens valued at $400 million over five years. The objective is to allow Walgreens pharmacy staff greater access to important data regarding their customers' prescriptions in order to create a better shopping experience for the customer - an essential component of Walgreens effort to remain competitive with other pharmacy chains such as CVS/pharmacy.