HIDA Membership

Why Join HIDA?

If your company is a distributor serving healthcare providers, it’s important to belong to the national trade association dedicated to supporting your business, and to advancing the value of distribution in healthcare. HIDA members include both full-line and specialty distributors serving a range of markets including hospitals, nursing facilities, physician practices, labs and home care providers.

Kelley Taft »
Director, Membership

Networking and Learning

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 Conference

  • 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

Healthcare Research and Analytics

Change 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

  • Quarterly Market Pulse Medical Demand Index

  • 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