Online Hub Provides Dental and Medical Professionals with Critical Information Regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus
MELVILLE, N.Y., March 16, 2020 – Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) released today the COVID-19 Resource Center, a web-based hub that provides industry-specific information to help office-based dental and medical practitioners navigate the COVID-19 outbreak.
Located on Henry Schein’s global website, the resource center features a collection of links and downloadable infographics to help health care professionals prepare and effectively communicate with their staff and patients as the outbreak continues to evolve. Information available on the resource center includes:
• A COVID-19 check list for practice owners with suggested steps to keep practices running smoothly;
• Links to educational videos to share with patients from key sources, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC);
• A downloadable infographic defining COVID-19, its symptoms, and how people can prevent the spread of the virus;
• Links to CDC and World Health Organization (WHO) web pages with critical information for dental and medical practice owners and their staff, including a “What Clinicians Need to Know” webinar.
“As the COVID-19 outbreak evolves, we at Henry Schein are committed to helping health care professionals effectively communicate to their staff and patients,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. “We take our role as a valuable business partner to health care professionals seriously, and we’ll continue to update the COVID-19 Resource Center with the latest information that our customers can rely on to run their practices efficiently and deliver quality patient care.”
Visit www.henryschein.com/COVID19update for important information about what Henry Schein is doing to address this unprecedented situation and the actions the Company is taking to get more product into the hands of those who need it most—health care professionals.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 19,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional healthcare clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 31 countries. The Company's sales from continuing operations reached $10.0 billion in 2019, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 13 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.
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