Press Kit

The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the premier trade association representing medical products distributors to ensure providers have products they need to care for patients they serve. Since 1902, HIDA has provided leadership and services designed to give distributors tools for a successful healthcare supply chain.

HIDA Members:

  • Distribute approximately $30 billion in medical-surgical supplies each year (distributor stats)
  • Serve the nation’s 220,000 sites of care including hospitals, clinics, extended care and physician practices
  • Range in size from small independent firms to Fortune 500 companies (member profile)
  • Offer logistics services with a single point of contact to increase the efficiency of healthcare facilities

About Distribution:

Fact Sheet: Value of Distribution (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Emergencies & Distributor Role (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Impact of Diagnostics (pdf)

About HIDA: About Us | Contact Us


Health Industry Distributors Association
310 Montgomery St
Alexandria, VA  22314
703-549-4432 |

Press Contact: Jeff Girardi, 703-838-6110
 Press Releases


HIDA Programs and Services

HIDA offers members industry-relevant tools to keep the healthcare supply chain functioning efficiently, and businesses poised to optimize new growth opportunities. Key examples are linked below or browse HIDA Resources 

Government Affairs and Advocacy

 Government Affairs Updates

 Publications, Policy Analysis and Outlooks

> annual summit + fly-in: The Washington Summit

Research & Analytics

Industry Reports, Surveys & Data Analysis

Custom Services and Consulting

 Publications | Reports, Surveys and Studies 

Education: Training and Events

Accredited healthcare industry sales training program (AMS website)

HIDA Educational Foundation (HEF)

Educational Events


Events calendar (pdf)

> annual conference + expo: Streamlining Healthcare Conference

Industry Initiatives: Promoting thought leadership within the healthcare supply chain.

> white paper: Improving Pricing Accuracy (pdf)

> white paper: Thought Leaders Initiative (pdf)

> industry resources:

> seasonal influenza information:

> leadership development: Leadership Development Group (LDG)


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