Fitch Affirms McKesson’s L-T Ratings at ‘A-‘; Off Negative Watch

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of McKesson Corp. (McKesson) and removed them from Rating Watch Negative as follows upon the Dec. 30 close of the US Oncology, Inc. (US Oncology) transaction:

–Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘A-‘;

–Short-term IDR at ‘F2’;

–Commercial Paper at ‘F2’;

–Senior Unsecured Bank Facility at ‘A-‘;

–Senior Unsecured Notes at ‘A-‘. Continue reading: Fitch Affirms McKesson’s L-T Ratings at ‘A-‘; Off Negative Watch

McKesson’s Horizon Clinicals Receives ONC-ATCB Certification via Drummond Group

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Advanced Electronic Health Record to Help Providers Achieve Meaningful Use and More

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McKesson’s Horizon Clinicals®, the industry’s most comprehensive software suite used by clinicians, patients and healthcare executives to promote high quality, safe care, has received Complete EHR certification — deeming the software capable of enabling providers to meet the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program, the EHR software is 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Continue reading: McKesson’s Horizon Clinicals Receives ONC-ATCB Certification via Drummond Group