McKesson was one of the first healthcare transactional businesses to adopt the Six Sigma methodology, a management philosophy developed by Motorola that emphasizes setting strong objectives, collecting data, and analyzing results to enhance business operations.
McKesson's deep experience with complex back office, supply chain, and information management projects has earned us recognition as an industry leader. By implementing Six Sigma discipline, the company has achieved outstanding results:
Transformed business from function-oriented to process-oriented
Achieved more than $100 million in internal savings
Proven method to identifying and eliminating profit leaks
Improved customer experience and service capabilities
Gained a competitive and cost advantage
Our Six Sigma success extends to an increasing number of customers that have been trained in the methodology and are improving their own processes. From adding new value to our supply chain partnerships to building momentum for consulting services, McKesson Six Sigma helps our business — and our customers' businesses — attain operational excellence.