The Company was recognized for its commitment to help increase diversity and cultural competency in the health care professions.
"On behalf of more than 18,000 Team Schein Members from around the world, it is a great honor to accept this recognition as AHHE Corporation of the Year," said Mr. Bergman. "At Henry Schein, we share the AHHE's understanding of the importance of recruiting more members of the Hispanic community into health care careers, advocating for increased Hispanic faculty at dental and medical schools, and expanding access to and improving equity in health care.The AHHE is an important piece of the quickly changing health care mosaic in
For two decades, Henry Schein has supported programs and initiatives dedicated to promoting diversity in health care. In 1995, the Company created the Leadership Training and Speaker Development program for the National Dental Association. The Company also served as a founding co-sponsor of the
Through Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program, Henry Schein has also sponsored participants in the Senior Dental Leaders Program, which develops high-level leadership and management capabilities in global oral health leaders. In 2015, Henry Schein began its support of the new
"We are delighted to honor Henry Schein for its exemplary commitment to increasing diversity in the health care professions and to bridging disparities in care," said
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 Benjamin Franklin, the philosophy behind Henry Schein Cares is a vision of "doing well by doing good." Through the work of Henry Schein Cares to enhance access to care for those in need, the Company believes that it is furthering its long-term success. "Helping Health Happen Blog" is a platform for health care professionals to share their volunteer experiences delivering assistance to those in need globally. To read more about how Henry Schein Cares is making a difference, please visit our blog: www.helpinghealthhappen.org.
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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