Driving Education and Policy for the U.S. Healthcare Ecosystem
The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) is the national organization representing healthcare distributors — the vital link™ between the nation’s pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacies, hospitals and other sites of care nationwide.Learn About HDA
HDA Members’ Impact: Not Just a Big Number, a Big Difference
A part of the healthcare ecosystem that is rarely seen — but depended on by Americans nationwide — distributors work tirelessly to deliver more than 10 million lifesaving medicines, vaccines and medical products.
330,000 Sites of Care
330,000 healthcare providers, pharmacies and other sites of care use distributor services to help streamline the supply chain and ensure millions receive critical treatments.
$63 Billion in Savings
By streamlining the supply chain, distributors save the healthcare system up to $63 billion annually.
Nearly 1,500 pharmaceutical manufacturers use distributor services to connect them with sites of care that depend on their lifesaving therapies.
News & Perspectives
On the Pulse of What's New in Distribution
HDA Statement on Drug Shortages
HDA Research Foundation Announces the 2023 Karen J. Ribler Supply Chain Scholars
Specialty Distributors Continue To Provide Effective Delivery and Value to the U.S. Healthcare Ecosystem
An Important Mission — In Times of Calm And In Crisis
They may have many roles, but all distributors work toward a common goal - getting lifesaving therapies and medical supplies to the people who need them in times of calm and crises.
Constant InnovatorsAdvances in medicine lead to increasingly complex data management, safety and transportation requirements — distributors are continuously innovating to help upstream and downstream partners navigate these trends.
Information Management SpecialistsAs efficiency experts, distributors use advanced tools and technologies to manage their networks to ensure a safe, functioning and reliable supply chain.
Logistics ExpertsMillions of pharmaceutical, medical and surgical supplies are delivered to sites of care daily — all managed through extensive relationships with global and domestic manufacturers.
Bringing Together Supply Chain Leaders To Help Them Stay on The Cutting Edge
2024 Distribution Management Conference and Expo
Check out our upcoming events, both in-person and virtual.
A Singular Voice for Safe and Efficient Distribution
We belong to an extraordinary community of committed professionals. When we use our voices as one, we have the unique opportunity to raise awareness around the vital role healthcare distribution plays in delivering care to millions of patients. Add the strength of your voice to ours. Members have exclusive access to tools and resources to help you advocate for a stronger business environment.
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Uniting the Healthcare Supply Chain To Deliver More
An HDA membership unlocks access to high-caliber events, networking opportunities, research, member-developed education and other healthcare supply chain-focused resources to help professionals hone their skills while speaking as one voice for the distribution industry.Join HDA
Our Members Are Making a Difference
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RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS
Tools for Your Company
We offer a range of resources, many developed by supply chain peers, and professional development opportunities to enhance the value of the supply chain and increase industry knowledge.
Our Thought Leadership Strengthens the Voice of the Distribution Sector
HDA Research Foundation serves as the thought leader in driving research, education and discussion that enables the industry's ability to deliver efficient, safe and secure patient access to medicines and medical products.Explore the Foundation