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Henry Schein, Inc. is a client of ours. It has been brought to my attention that their current article is out of date, contains non cited information, and is not in line with other articles in their industry. I propose the following re-structure. If no action is taken within a week, I will make the edits myself. If there are any suggestions/edits/concerns, please discuss in my Talk Section. //Brycetom (talk) 17:34, 6 October 2009 (UTC)
Henry Schein Inc. is the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners(link). It is a Fortune 500® company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index. The company has four business groups – Dental, Medical, International and Technology which operate through a centralized and automated distribution network, reaching customers in more than 200 countries (link). The Company also provides technology offerings for dental, medical and veterinary professionals, including practice management software and electronic health record solutions.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein employs more than 12,500 people and has operations in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The Company has affiliates in Iceland, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (link).
In 1932, Henry Schein borrowed $500 and opened a pharmacy in Queens, New York. Schein and his wife, Esther, grew their small pharmacy into a FORTUNE 500® company, the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners (link). The Company now serves approximately 240,000 health practices through operations or affiliates in 21 countries outside of North America (link).
Philanthropy – Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares is the company’s global social responsibility program. As a result of Henry Schein Cares, the company was named to the FORTUNE® list of the World’s Most Admired Companies (link) for five consecutive years.
Henry Schein Cares has five areas of focus (link):
- Access to Care
- Advocacy and Education
- Community Wellness
- Health Diplomacy
- Humanitarian Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Response