Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has opened registration for Henry Schein Animal Health’s 2016 Veterinary Technology Summit, an event that will help veterinary practices increase their practice management software usage and improve practice efficiency and profitability.
The summit will take place October 19-21 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Attending veterinarians and their staff will receive hands-on software training classes for the Company’s AVImark, ImproMed Infinity, and ImproMed Triple Crown software programs, as well as informative sessions on practice management tips and insights. Sessions will focus on strategies for going paperless, implementing wellness plans, managing inventory, using electronic medical records, and many other topics relevant for veterinarians, practice managers, and staff members.
“We see that a majority of veterinary practices in the U.S. own practice management software, yet most typically use only 20 percent of its capabilities,” said Chris Dollar, President, Henry Schein Global Animal Health Practice Solutions. “Greater software usage provides a variety of benefits for veterinary practices, such as capturing and billing charges that otherwise may be missed, improving the quality of patient care, and even having more time during the day to see additional patients. Attending the Veterinary Technology Summit is one of the fastest, most efficient ways to learn about new features and grow software usage, which results in better practice profitability and competitive advantage.”
Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc., will discuss key trends impacting the animal health industry and additional speakers will discuss timely practice management topics such as effective use of social media, practice marketing, and techniques to increase their number of clients and patients. Continuing education credits can be earned for attending some of these sessions.
To register or receive more information, visit www.VetSummit.com.
Henry Schein Animal Health, based in Dublin, Ohio, is the leading companion animal health distribution company in the United States, and the U.S. animal health business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC). The Company employs approximately 900 team members, including 300 field sales representatives and 200 telesales and customer support representatives. With 12 strategically located, state-of-the-art distribution facilities and 10 inside sales centers, the Company maintains a greater than a 99 percent order-fill ratio, accomplishing its mission of providing the best customer experience possible.
Henry Schein Animal Health partners with more than 500 global suppliers to bring veterinarians the broadest selection of health care products to companion animal, equine and large animal practices including dentistry, diagnostics, diets, equipment and supplies, nutraceuticals, oncology, orthopedics, parasiticides and pharmaceuticals. In addition, the Company helps veterinarians grow their practice with its strategic Business Solutions including AVImark and ImproMed®Practice Management Software, CHOICE Diagnostics, CHOICE Parasiticides, Henry Schein Axis-Q, Henry Schein Financial Services, Henry Schein ProRepair, Henry Schein Rapport, MyVetDirect.com Home Delivery, Practice Partners (Intelligent Inventory, Leadership Intelligence, Employee Resource Manual and OSHA Compliance), Privacy Edge Identity Theft Protection, Professional Development Program, SmartPak ColicCare, VetPressOnline Client Communications, and Veterinary Instrumentation. For more information, visit www.henryscheinvet.com.
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ 100 indexes, Henry Schein employs nearly 19,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than one million customers. 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 110,000 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.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 33 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $10.6 billion in 2015, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein, and @HenrySchein on Twitter.