Associates Program for Manufacturers


Who We Are

The HIDA Educational Foundation is a research and education organization affiliated with the Health Industry Distributors Association. Our mission is to continuously improve the healthcare supply channel.

Networking ↓ Research+Analytics ↓ Advocacy↓


Who Participates

The HIDA Educational Foundation Associates Program is designed for any company that seeks engagement with HIDA’s distributor members. Associates include firms such as medical products manufacturers, group purchasing organizations, healthcare-focused private equity firms, and software and IT solutions companies.

Questions? Contact HIDA:

Cindy Chen, MS, AMS»

Sr. Manager, Associates Program
703-838-6114

Why Join

Associates Application►
(Adobe PDF File)

Networking Events   More►

In the healthcare business, relationships are critical. HIDA offers many opportunities to network with healthcare distribution industry leaders, including:

  • Executive Conference – exclusive members-only event

  • Streamlining Healthcare Conference


Healthcare Research and Analytics  More►

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, ambulatory surgery centers, lab and diagnostics, and home care

  • Periodic Horizon Reports detail emerging trends such as telehealth and patient satisfaction in healthcare

  • Distributor Financial Performance Survey

Industry Affairs Issues  More►

HIDA engages end-to-end industry stakeholders in key areas that increase supply chain efficiency and advance the value of distribution.

  • Contract Administration – Pricing Accuracy Workgroup and Contract Administration Conference

  • E-Commerce – Product Information Management Workgroup and E-Commerce Conference

  • Supply Chain Visibility – Supply Chain Visibility Conference

Government and Industry Affairs Insights  More►

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

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