McKesson ideaShare Unites Independent Pharmacy

March 26, 2019

Premier community pharmacy education and networking event hits Orlando in 2019

IRVING, Texas, March 26, 2019 — Registration is now open for McKesson ideaShare in Orlando from June 26-30, 2019. Pharmacists, pharmacy owners and pharmacy technicians have the chance to register until May 24 for this premier event.

Unite for the future of independent pharmacy

More than 2,000 independent pharmacies will come together to make meaningful connections, share expertise, and strengthen the future of independent pharmacy.

“For more than 35 years, McKesson ideaShare has helped independent pharmacies discover new ideas and grow stronger businesses,” said Nimesh Jhaveri, MBA, RPh, president, Health Mart. “Pharmacists and business owners need the right resources. With the strength of Health Mart, the scale of McKesson and the industry expertise at McKesson ideaShare, we are committed to their success.”

Learn from the best

Attendees can participate in a variety of goal-based educational and networking opportunities, with more than one-third led by their peers, pharmacists and pharmacy owners, to gain insights and best practices to help thrive in today’s market.

“McKesson ideaShare is always a great venue to build my business and keep it up to date with equipment, services and buying opportunities,” said Christine Jacobson Ware, RPh, owner of Wasatch Health Mart Pharmacy Care in Ogden, Utah. I love the chance to meet up and gain extra knowledge from fellow colleagues. I have attended for 18 years and look forward to more for the life and success of my pharmacy.”

With more than 40 continuing education courses, including sessions on diabetes, immunizations and prescriber partnerships, and more than 80 workshops with hands-on demonstrations, pharmacy owners and staff will develop new strategies. Attendees will also have the chance to meet more than 170 preferred exhibitors and discover the latest products, tools and technology to help grow their business—all in one convenient location.

Grow your business

Pharmacists and pharmacy owners can also schedule one-on-one demonstrations of the latest pharmacy technology and solutions or explore the newest OTC products with onsite discounts. When attendees head back to their pharmacies, they will have a clear plan on how to take advantage of core tools and resources, gain access to preferred networks, bring patients to their stores, and expand services for more revenue.

As an additional benefit for attending this year’s McKesson ideaShare, attendees can qualify to earn generics rebates up to $30,000. This exclusive benefit is extended on behalf of McKesson to support independent pharmacy success in local communities across the U.S.

About Health Mart

Health Mart® is the nation’s fastest-growing independent pharmacy franchise with more than 5,000 locally-owned community pharmacies across all 50 states. Health Mart pharmacists provide personalized care and take the time to help patients understand their prescription-drug coverage, how to safely manage multiple medications, and how to take advantage of lower-cost medication options. Patients can find a locally-owned Health Mart pharmacy by visiting

As an important member of the healthcare team, Health Mart pharmacists possess strong clinical knowledge and collaborate with patients and other healthcare providers to help patients manage and improve their health. The Health Mart franchise is owned by Health Mart Systems, Inc., which is part of McKesson Corporation. Pharmacists and pharmacy owners interested in learning more can explore

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