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

EHR Scope Q&A With Justin Barnes of Greenway Medical Technologies

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What is your history with Greenway?

I have been with Greenway for over seven years as the Vice President of Marketing, Corporate Development and Government Affairs. My other major title is Chairmen Emeritus of the EHR Association.

When I graduated, I went to work for HBO & Company.  They merged in 1999 with McKesson.   After working at HBO & Co., four associates and I left to form Healinx.  McKesson later acquired Healinx and renamed it RelayHealth. I was not active in the organization at that time, but I was a shareholder.  McKesson RelayHealth is much larger today.

That brings me up to my present position.  Greenway has grown fairly substantially while I have been present, so it has been a wonderful opportunity. Continue reading: EHR Scope Q&A With Justin Barnes of Greenway Medical Technologies