MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Oncology, LLC is pleased to announce the successful completion of the company's acquisition by McKesson Corporation, which was previously announced on February 25, 2016. Vantage Oncology is now part of McKesson's Specialty Health business.
McKesson Corporation is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better, and is currently ranked #11 on the Fortune 500 list of companies.
"We are excited to begin offering our patients, partners and physicians an exceptionally broad set of services as part of the McKesson Specialty Health platform," said Michael Fiore, chief executive officer and co-founder of Vantage. "Vantage and The US Oncology Network will provide our patients and our partners a best-in-class platform and a robust suite of customizable offerings and services. Our new organization will also be able to expand our comprehensive oncology management services across radiation oncology, urology and medical oncology while maintaining our focus on community-based oncology care and innovative value-based cancer services.
"I would like to thank the many people who have helped to make this achievement possible. This includes our Board and investors for their invaluable support over the years, and our physicians and team members for all they have done, and will continue to do, to build our industry-leading position in value-based cancer care. We look forward to serving our patients and providing the highest level of care in community settings as we begin our next chapter as part of McKesson Specialty Health."
Founded in October 2002, Manhattan Beach, California-based Vantage Oncology, LLC is a leading national provider of radiation oncology, medical oncology and other value-based integrated cancer care services. The company's founding principles were to address the growing need among cancer patients, hospitals and physicians for accessible and advanced cancer treatments. Vantage currently operates 50 treatment facilities in 13 states. For more information about Vantage, visit www.vantageoncology.com.
About McKesson Corporation
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 11th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit us at www.mckesson.com.
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