The Defense Department will pay $1.2 billion for pharmaceuticals and other healthcare supplies.
A healthcare company called McKesson has snagged the contract from the Defense Logistics Agency. The firm bills itself as the world’s oldest healthcare services company but has branched out into health IT. It’ll perform the contract work in Arizona over the next year.
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