Enjoy key benefits, including industry networking, advocacy, and research & analytics, when you belong to the national trade association dedicated to supporting your healthcare business needs and advancing the value of distribution throughout the healthcare industry.
Who We Are
HIDA distributor 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.
HIDA associate members include medical products manufacturers, group purchasing organizations, healthcare-focused private equity firms, and software and IT solutions companies.
“HIDA does it right. Listens to members; involves members; creates actionable, logical communications and best practices.”
— HIDA Distributor Member
Why Join HIDA?
Education and networking are key benefits of HIDA membership:
In the healthcare business, relationships are critical. HIDA offers many opportunities to network with suppliers and healthcare distributors.
Healthcare Research & Analytics Learn More►
Change in the healthcare industry is accelerating, and HIDA keeps members in the know. Annual Market Reports examine current trends, drivers, and opportunities in major market segments.
Government and Industry Affairs Issues Learn More►
HIDA represents the interests of healthcare distributors on Capitol Hill and with a variety of public agencies. HIDA provides expertise on policy, payment, regulatory, and industry issues.
Expert analysis of major issues impacting healthcare providers and suppliers
Medicare and Medicaid Final Rule Summaries
Immediate alerts when policy news breaks
Leadership and advocacy on issues like Strategic National Stockpile, pandemic preparedness, and contract administration
Monthly government update published in HIDA’s member-only magazine — Healthcare Distribution & Supply Chain
How To Become A Member
Please download, complete and submit the HIDA membership application based on your company type, or reach out to the HIDA membership team if you have any questions.
For Healthcare Distributors
HIDA offers distributor membership for companies that warehouse and distribute products that are made by other companies for healthcare providers.
Distributor Membership Application►
(Adobe PDF File)
For Healthcare Manufacturers, GPOs, And More
The HIDA Educational Foundation is a research and education organization whose mission is continuously improving the healthcare supply chain. The HIDA Educational Foundation Associates Program is open to any company that seeks engagement with HIDA’s distributor members and other associates. Associates include firms such as medical products manufacturers, group purchasing organizations, healthcare-focused private equity firms, and software and IT solutions companies.
Associate Membership Application►
(Adobe PDF File)