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Blake to Succeed Pure at McKesson

June 16, 2009
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Patrick “Pat” Blake has been promoted to executive vice president and group president, McKesson Technology Solutions, with responsibility for all of the businesses within McKesson Technology Solutions, including Provider Technologies, Health Solutions, RelayHealth and the International Operations Group.

Most recently, Blake served as president of McKesson Specialty Care Solutions, a business unit that delivers services to manufacturers and providers “to ensure specialty pharmaceutical products, coordinated reimbursement and clinical services are available to patients with complex diseases.” In this role, he led the acquisition and integration of Oncology Therapeutics Network, which included the Lynx technology platform. Blake joined McKesson in 1996 as senior vice president for McKesson Health Systems.

Blake will report to John Hammergren, chairman and CEO.

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