Note: Mckesson's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Trademark applications show the products and services that Mckesson is developing and marketing.
Mckesson's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
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AMP: ACCESS FOR MORE PATIENTS Software as a service designed to facilitate the prescription of, and access to covered medications and medical treatments by enabling intra patient-provider-insurer-pharmacy communications for purposes of investigating and verifying patient-specific benefits coverage; processing prior authorizations; locating and facilitating patient access to financial assistance; scheduling laboratory tests and first dose observations; transmitting prescriptions to a patient's preferred pharmacy; and REMS program support
CARESTOCK First aid kits, bandages, soaps, hand sanitizers, shampoo, gloves, hydrogen peroxide, lubricating jelly, hot/cold compresses, and other personal care items
SKY Sale of private label pharmaceutical products to acute care, long-term care, institutional, clinic, independent, and specialty pharmacies
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Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are in the same general field as Mckesson and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.