Associates Program for Manufacturers


Why Become an Associate?

The HIDA Educational Foundation Associates Program is designed for any company that seeks engagement with HIDA’s healthcare distributor members.

Engagement ↓ Research+Analytics ↓ Advocacy+Insights ↓

Associates include companies such as medical products manufacturers, group purchasing organizations, healthcare-focused private equity firms, and software and IT solutions companies.

Questions? Contact HIDA!

Cindy Chen»
Sr. Manager, Associates Program
703-838-6114


Channel Access

Engage with HIDA’s healthcare distributor members—in the healthcare business, relationships are critical and HIDA offers many opportunities to connect with healthcare distribution industry leaders.

  • Executive Conference – exclusive members-only event

  • Health Systems Channel Strategies Conference

  • Lab & Diagnostics Channel Strategies Conference

  • Post-Acute Channel Strategies Conference

  • Streamlining Healthcare Expo and Business Exchange

Healthcare Research and Analytics

Change is accelerating, and HIDA keeps members in the know.

  • Annual Market Reports and Providers Surveys addressing trends in acute care, physician office, post-acute, lab and diagnostics, and home care

  • Horizon Reports on emerging trends such as consumerism in healthcare

  • Distributor Financial Performance Survey

Government and Industry Affairs Insights

HIDA provides expertise on policy, payment, regulatory, and industry issues.

  • Expert analysis of major issues impacting healthcare providers and suppliers

  • Annual Medicare and Medicaid 360 Reports

  • Immediate alerts when policy news breaks

  • Advocacy leadership on issues like UDI, pandemic preparedness and contract administration