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Health Industry Distributors Association

The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the trade association representing medical products distributors. Since 1902, HIDA has provided leadership in the healthcare distribution industry. Membership in HIDA provides a wide range of resources and relationships that help companies perform profitably within today’s complex healthcare supply chain.

Membership Profile

HIDA members offer logistics services that increase the efficiency of the nation's hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices and other healthcare providers.  Member companies range from independent businesses serving local communities, to international Fortune 500 companies.

View HIDA Industry Fact Sheet 

Programs and Services

Members and Foundation associates have the benefit of legislative news as it breaks, the latest industry research and data tools, unsurpassed networking opportunities and medical sales education programs.


Government Affairs and Advocacy

HIDA’s Government Affairs team offers insight and advocacy
for current issues impacting member distributors and their customers, healthcare providers. Resources include legislative and regulatory summaries, reports, news alerts, advocacy letters, government links and issue-specific resource centers.

 Government Affairs  |   Publications, Analysis & Outlooks

HIDA Research & Analytics

HIDA Research and Analytics (HRA) services support member distributors and manufacturers by developing industry-specific market research publications. HRA provides custom decision support tools equipping you to better meet the challenges facing your business.

 Publications  |   Consulting Services & Analytic Tools

Networking Events

HIDA’s annual events bring together manufacturers and distributors throughout the medical products marketplace providing valuable networking opportunities and education programs that together form a foundation for success.

 Event calendar

Education | Accredited in Medical Sales (AMS) Training

HIDA and the HIDA Educational Foundation (HEF) are dedicated to providing the medical products industry with quality education to improve bottom-line performance and increase overall industry knowledge. HIDA offers comprehensive training for sales representatives, as well as industry accreditation designed to increase performance, retention and profitability.

 Education  |   Webinars  |   Educational Events  |   AMS Sales Training at www.HIDAAMS.org

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Health Industry Distributors Association
310 Montgomery Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1516, Phone: (703) 549-4432, Fax: (703) 549-6495