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

Cindy Chen»
Senior Manager, Associates Program

Channel Access

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

  • Executive Conference – exclusive members-only event

  • Health Systems Channel Strategies Conference

  • Lab & Diagnostics Channel Strategies Conference

  • Post-Acute Channel Strategies Conference

  • Streamlining Healthcare Conference

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

  • Quarterly Market Pulse Demand Index

  • 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