HIDA Membership


Why Join HIDA?

If your company is a distributor serving healthcare providers, there are important benefits when you belong to the national trade association dedicated to both supporting your business needs and advancing the value of distribution throughout the healthcare industry.

Networking ↓ Research ↓ Advocacy ↓

HIDA members include full-line and specialty distributors, serving the full range of markets including hospital and health systems, physician practices, nursing facilities and other post-acute care, laboratory and diagnostics, and home care.

Questions? Contact HIDA!

Kelley Taft»
Director, Membership
703-838-6127


Networking Events and Education

In the healthcare business, relationships are critical. HIDA offers many opportunities to connect with suppliers and other healthcare distributors, including:

  • Executive Conference

  • Health Systems Channel Strategies Conference

  • Lab & Diagnostics Channel Strategies Conference

  • Post-Acute Channel Strategies Conference

  • Streamlining Healthcare Expo and Business Exchange

  • Contract Administration Conference

  • E-Commerce Conference

  • HIDA Washington Summit

  • Market Advisory Councils and Leadership Councils

  • ShareGroups organized by area of interest or job title

  • Free monthly webinars on a variety of topics

Research and Analytics

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

  • Annual Market Reports and Provider 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

  • Benchmark your company’s performance with the Distributor Financial Performance Survey

Government and Industry Affairs Insights

HIDA represents the interests of healthcare distributors on Capitol Hill and with a variety of public agencies. HIDA’s government affairs staff 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

  • Leadership and advocacy on issues like UDI, pandemic preparedness, and contract administration