The Henry Schein Cares Medal reflects the Company's commitment, since its founding in 1932, to serving society. Through the Henry Schein Cares global corporate social responsibility program, the Company uses its resources to support health care professionals around the world who provide care for those who would otherwise receive little or no medical attention. The medal will honor organizations whose work has been especially effective in bringing care to those in need.
Nine finalists will be selected among applicants from the fields of oral health, animal health and medical health. From those nine finalists, a medalist will be selected from each field, for a total of three medalists. Each of the nine finalists will receive
"Our Company has been built on the concept of doing well by doing good," said
To be considered a candidate for this award, applicants must be a non-profit organization or trust that is tax-exempt under
A panel of expert judges from the fields of medicine, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and business will evaluate the applications and select the finalists and medalists.
For more information on the program, and to apply for the award, please visit http://www.hscaresfoundation.org/apply.asp
About Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares stands on four pillars: engaging Team Schein Members to reach their potential, ensuring accountability by extending ethical business practices to all levels within Henry Schein, promoting environmental sustainability, and expanding access to health care for underserved and at-risk communities around the world. Health care activities supported by Henry Schein Cares focus on three main areas: advancing wellness, building capacity in the delivery of health care services, and assisting in emergency preparedness and relief.
Firmly rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the concept of enlightened self-interest championed by
Established in 2008, the
A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 100,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
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