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Jeb Bush
American Politician

Blanche Lincoln
Democratic Senator

Bradford Koles
Healthcare Systems Thought Leader

Peter Ricchiuti  

Rob Addison
Supply Chain Expert






C. Martin Harris
The Cleveland Clinic

Douglas D. Hawthorne
Texas Health Resources

Mark C. Shields
Advocate Health Care

Linda Rouse O’Neill  
Vice President of Government Affairs

Michael Marks 
Distribution Management Leader

Thank you for attending the 2012 HIDA Educational Foundation Executive Conference. Save the Date for the 2013 Conference, March 12-15, 2013 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Access Speaker PowerPoint Presentations


  • Contrasting insights from on the upcoming presidential election, the economy, and more from Jeb Bush and Blanche Lincoln
  • Understanding the enormous financial challenges our customers will face in coming decade, and how they are likely to respond
  • Hearing from IDN leaders on their plans for addressing healthcare reform challenges, transforming their supply chains,
  • Ideas on how distributors can position them for success with the healthcare customer of the future

Download the full Executive Conference brochure

Who Should Attend

All senior executives from:

  • medical products distributors
  • manufacturers
  • industry service firms

The conference is designed to provide strategic planning insight and education to:

  • company owners
  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • sales and marketing executives
  • supply channel managers
  • national accounts executives
  • other senior leaders 

Manufacturers and service providers must be HIDA Educational Foundation Associates to attend. For more information on becoming a HIDA Educational Foundation Associate, call (703) 549−4432.

Business−to−Business Networking
The Executive Conference provides many opportunities for private meetings and networking. Meet with your vendors or customers in a setting that’s conducive to partnership building in the Executive Clubroom, over a meal, or wherever you prefer.

2011 Attendee Profile

  • 22% CEO/President/Owner
  • 48% Senior VP/VP
  • 30% Director/Other

What Our Attendees Say:

“One of the best opportunities in the industry to make connections and develop important relationships.”
Scott Quilty, Vice President, National Accounts & Distribution, B.Braun

“If you’re in the medical supply business, this is the “must attend’ conference of the year.”
Craig Miller, Vice President, Operations, Turenne PharMedCo

“Great networking opportunity, great content sessions focused on hot topics from credible sources, great location.”
Jeff Bowman, Vice President, McKesson Medical-Surgical

“The networking and roundtable opportunities were especially useful. They provided not only an opportunity to meet new perspective customers and colleagues, but to learn more about similar challenges and opportunities within the industry itself.”
Bill Roberts, Channel Management Director, Getinge

“Great opportunity to feel the pulse of the industry.”
Ron Psimas, Vice President, Crosstex

“We are at a pivotal time in healthcare -- what better place to learn about the changes and challenges we need to continue to invest in our knowledge and be prepared for what the future holds.”
Alex Caldwell, Director of Sales and Marketing, The Claflin Company

2011 Distributor Companies Represented

Affiliated Materiel Services
All Med Medical Supply LLC
American Medical Depot
Bell Medical Services, Inc.
Blue Medical Supply & Equipment
Buffalo Hospital Supply Company, Inc.
Cardinal Health
Claflin Company
Clock Medical Supply, Inc.
Delaware Valley Surgical Supply, Inc.
ECP Distributors, Inc.
Grove Medical Inc.
Gulf South Medical Supply
Healthcare Supply Solutions
Henry Schein, Inc.
Hospital Associates
Independent Medical Co-op, Inc.
Key Medical Supply Inc.
Kreisers, Inc.
Lynn Medical, Inc.
McKesson Medical-Surgical
MDR Specialty Distribution Corporation
Medline DiaMed LLC

Medline Industries, Inc.
Mercedes Medical
Midland Medical Supply Company
MMS - A Medical Supply Company
Moore Medical
National Distribution Contracting, Inc.
Nexus Medical, Inc.
Owens & Minor
Patterson Medical
Preferred Medical
PRI Medical Technologies Inc.
Professional Hospital Supply, Inc.
Professional Medical, Inc.
Prolabs (Professional Laboratory Systems,Inc.)
PSS/World Medical, Inc.
Sarnova, Inc.
Seneca Medical, Inc.
The Stevens Company Limited
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Turenne PharMedCo, Inc.
VWR International

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