Brightree, McKesson streamline ordering

Friday, May 30, 2014

ATLANTA – As part of a new integrated electronic purchasing program with McKesson, Brightree users can now view item item availability in real time; perform one-touch drop shipments; and receive automatic confirmations, including delivery notifications. “This enhanced strategic relationship for Integrated ePurchasing will continue to provide common customers significant time and cost savings that come with real-time integration,” stated Jeff Bowman, vice president of homecare sales for McKesson Medical-Surgical, in a press release. “Customers are reporting improved efficiencies, reduced call volume and labor cost reductions.” The companies believe the program decreases shipping and delivery expenses; optimizes inventory by reducing carrying costs; and eliminates re-keying and data entry errors.