Strategic Sourcing Improves Visibility of Hospital Supply Chain

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					McKesson Strategic Supply Sourcing™
Formulary-Managed Purchasing that Imitates the Ease of Consumer Online Shopping
Master Your Hospital Supply Chain Spend
                                  • McKesson Strategic Supply Sourcing™, powered
                                   by Amazon Web ServicesTM and a supply chain
                                   artificial intelligence engine, promotes new
                                   savings through formulary-based procurement
                                   through a robust marketplace solution that
                                   imitates the ease of consumer online shopping
                                  • The following benefits may be achieved:
                                    – Enforced defined formulary of your organization

                                    – Decreased spend leakage in real-time and a capture
                                      of the entire supply spend
                                    – High-cost PPI management

                                    – Enhanced contract compliance and opportunity to
                                      optimize tier levels for potential cost-savings
                                    – Improved data quality

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Master Your Hospital Supply Chain Spend

                                  The Marketplace
                                  The health care system’s virtual item
                                  master (VIM) exchanges information
                                  with an e-commerce marketplace, an
                                  artificial intelligence (AI) engine that
                                  contains the industry data set.

                                  The marketplace provides full
                                  e-commerce services to hundreds of
                                  vendors and transaction sets, and
                                  contains more than 1.7 million items
                                  including photos and full-length
                                  product descriptions.

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McKesson Strategic Supply Sourcing
                                  • ecommerce marketplace access through your own
                                    private virtual item master (VIM) powered by Amazon Web
                                  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine that normalizes and
                                    cleanses item file of disparate descriptions
                                  • Integration and compatibility with entire hospital supply
                                    chain spend
                                  • Virtual abundance of attributions and naming
                                    conventions with functionally similar and equivalent
                                    product identification
                                  • Facility-level support with organizational roll-up to
                                    central virtual item master
                                  • Agnostic solution that works with most materials
                                    management information (MMIS) solution systems, not
                                    just the McKesson supply chain solution
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About McKesson

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a
healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to
making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers,
hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and
others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that
deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers
improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions
that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management,
healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For
more information, visit .

For more information about McKesson hospital supply chain solutions, visit
our website.

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