Gastrologix has announced an exclusive agreement with Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, to provide members of the Gastrologix group purchasing organization (GPO) with access to high-quality, affordable medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and other accessories.
As part of an ongoing effort to deliver the best value for its members, Gastrologix has signed a two-year exclusive distribution agreement with Henry Schein, which allows Gastrologix members preferred pricing on 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.
“It was clear to us from the beginning that Henry Schein is committed to providing GI physicians with the tools and resources needed to treat patients and run their practices efficiently,” said Stephen Somers, principal at Gastrologix. “We’re proud to offer our GPO members access to Henry Schein’s dedicated network of products, services, and solutions designed to support the unique needs of gastroenterologists.”
“GI clinicians work every day to diagnose digestive diseases and treat gastrointestinal disorders,” said Brad Connett, President, U.S. Medical Group, Henry Schein. “We’re excited to partner with Gastrologix to provide products and solutions that independent gastroenterologists can rely on to help improve clinical outcomes and ensure the successful operation of medical practices.”
Gastrologix is the only Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) in the U.S. working strictly on behalf of independent gastroenterologists. Gastrologix works with independent GI practices to lower costs, operate more efficiently and expand services, so that GI physicians can remain independent and continue to provide a valuable alternative to the more expensive care provided in hospitals.
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 approximately 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 health care 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® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 32 countries. The Company’s sales from continuing operations reached $9.4 billion in 2018, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 13 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.