McKesson and HBO sign merger agreement

November 1, 1998

McKesson and HBO sign merger agreementHealthcare supply management giant McKesson and healthcare information systems company HBO & Company have signed a definitive merger agreement under which San Francisco-based McKesson would acquire HBOC

McKesson and HBO sign merger agreement

Healthcare supply management giant McKesson and healthcare information systems company HBO & Company have signed a definitive merger agreement under which San Francisco-based McKesson would acquire HBOC of Atlanta. The deal comes just months after initial discus-sions between the two firms broke down (

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