Mobile Manager: Handheld Pharmacy Ordering System

Bring efficiency and accuracy to your pharmacy operations with McKesson's mobile program for submitting orders, receiving goods, processing returns, conducting physical inventory and searching the product catalog.

Add portability and robust decision support to every step in the pharmacy purchasing process

Everything moves faster in pharmacies today. Order volumes are up. Staffing is down. There’s constant pressure to prevent medication errors. With help from Mobile Manager, McKesson’s handheld pharmacy ordering system, you can facilitate efficiency and accuracy in your pharmacy operations.

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With the portability and robust decision support of McKesson’s handheld pharmacy ordering system, you can break away from manual processes in favor of a mobile program that assists with:

  • Order submission
  • Receipt of pharma products
  • Returns processing
  • Physical drug inventory checks
  • Product catalog searches

Pharmacy purchasing efficiency and convenience in one handheld unit

Time-saving features

  • Digital imager that decodes UPC and NDC barcodes, including the 2D or RSS formats manufacturers prefer
  • Access to a database of the items in your pharma product catalog with daily database updates
  • Acquisition price viewing, along with a variety of other data points
  • Pharmacy workflow management and access to functionality at the user’s level
  • Ability to automatically create and send credit requests from the device to McKesson Connect
  • Export of receiving and inventory files directly to your PC for audit and reporting
  • Web-enabled and on-device training so you can learn the program at your convenience
  • Downloadable Interdepartmental Billing departments, inventory accounts and ordering departments from McKesson Connect into the device
  • Critical work and data retention even if your battery dies


  • Easy, insightful order-building—right at the shelf
  • Portable item catalog updates with every sync so you always have the most current information
  • Instant order submission to McKesson Connect


  • Speedy delivery check-in by tote, line, or item
  • Immediate detection of omits and errors


  • Ability to automatically create returns for mispicks, overages, and shortages while you are receiving product
  • Send returns to McKesson Connect for review, or directly to your distribution center
  • Ability to scan product barcode labels and create other returns from anywhere in the pharmacy

Integration with pharmacy asset management

  • Integration with McKesson’s award-winning Asset Management program for pharmacies to optimize inventory turns
  • Automatic reorder quantities populated when order is sent from your Mobile Manager 100SM unit to McKesson Connect

Interdepartmental billing

  • Support for efficient workflow
  • Mobile cross-charge and credit capabilities between departments
  • Ability to create invoices as your staff dispenses product

Physical inventory

  • Ability to build physical inventory files while walking your shelves
  • Ability to send inventory files to McKesson Connect and directly to internal systems