Become a HIDA Educational Foundation Associate today!
Networking Events | Research | Education | Connection

For more information about the benefits of becoming a member, contact Cindy Chen, 703-838-6114.   Apply today (pdf)

Networking Events

  • Streamlining Healthcare Conference –
    Receive registration discounts for the industry’s most important event of the year. Join us at HIDA’s annual Streamlining Healthcare Conference and attend the education sessions, schedule strategic business meetings and hear from the industry’s best minds and thought-leaders. You don’t want to miss out on this exciting event!


  • Executive Business Exchange
    This exclusive member-only event allows you to pre-schedule 20-minute meetings with vendor executives to plan profits, meet new vendors, and communicate with current trade partners…all while at the Streamlining Healthcare Conference.


  • Executive Conference
    Distributor and manufacturer senior-level executives gather for strategic education, structured networking opportunities, and the annual Golf Classic.


  • Leadership Opportunities
    By invitation: serving on an advisory council, working group or the Leadership Development Group allows you to take on a strategic role advancing HIDA's benefit to the healthcare distribution industry.

Research & Analytics

  • HIDA BI Market ReportsIndustry Research
    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.


  • Custom Services
    Using industry benchmarks along with customer-provided data, HIDA Research & Analytics produces on demand a series of custom dashboards, reports and presentations for executives, managers and analysts.


  • Market Reports
    Understand the future of your market and prepare for strategic planning with key data published in our annual Market Reports: Acute Care, Physician and Extended Care. Newly added to the roster for 2016 is the Laboratory Market Report!


  • Market Surveys
    Examine information from HIDA members, customers, and other business partners so you can benchmark your performance and learn more about your customers’ spending habits.


  • White Papers, Briefs and Fact Sheets
    Forecast more effectively with downloadable white paper research findings and PDF fact sheets focused on the trends, issues and factors that impact the healthcare distribution industry.
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  • Accredited in Medical Sales (AMS) –
    AMS is the industry credential for professionals involved in selling medical products.  Achieving AMS accreditation shows your customers and your company that you have the comprehensive knowledge required in today’s changing healthcare environment.  AMS is the only nationally recognized program that establishes your competence as a medical products sales professional.


  • Webinars
    HIDA’s webinar series gives distributors and manufacturers a simple and convenient way to tap into educational discussions of timely issues in medical products distribution and sales.


  • Sessions at the Streamlining Healthcare Conference –
    Educational sessions and rotations offered at the Streamlining Healthcare Conference allow you to customize your education experience by selecting a concise series of speaker sessions, workshops or roundtables. Topics include legislative and regulatory issues, product demonstrations, and skills development taught by industry experts.


  • Market Conference Seminars and Sessions
    Interactive forum style seminars educate attendees on market-specific industry issues and build relationships between healthcare manufacturers and distributors.Market Conferences include Hospital-Physician, Extended Care and Laboratory+Diagnostics.


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  • Daily Clips Mailing List
    Your convenient daily source for staying connected to industry news including legislative and regulatory issue updates, provider news and trends affecting medical products distribution. Sign up for Daily Clips.


  • Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide
    A "who's who" of the medical products supply chain. The Membership Directory & Buyer's Guide is a complete listing of HIDA distributor members and HIDA Educational Foundation Associates. Distributors are cross-referenced by markets and by state. Manufacturers are listed by products. It's a great resource for finding new markets, product lines, and business partners.


  • Social Media
    Stay connected by following us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and the HIDA blog.


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