Industry Associations

Dental Trade Alliance

The Dental Trade Alliance was created in 2004 out of the merger of two long-standing dental industry associations – the American Dental Trade Association (ADTA) and the Dental Manufacturers of America (DMA). These two organizations served as the primary voices of the North American dental trade, before unifying to create an even stronger member organization for the industry.

Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA)

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association represents primary healthcare distributors and serves as a link between pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers.

HDMA’s mission is to secure safe and efficient distribution of healthcare products, create and exchange industry knowledge to enhance the future of distribution management, and influence standards and business processes that produce safe, innovative and cost-effective healthcare solutions.

Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)

The Health Industry Distributors Association is the international trade association representing medical products distributors. Since 1902, HIDA has provided leadership in the healthcare distribution industry, including resources and relationships that help companies perform profitably within today’s complex healthcare supply chain.

Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA)

Formerly known as the Health Industry Group Purchasing Association (HIGPA), the Healthcare Supply Chain Association is a broad-based trade association that represents 14 purchasing organizations. HSCA’s group purchasing members include for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, purchasing groups, associations, multi-hospital systems and healthcare provider alliances.

Medical Distribution Solutions, Inc. (MDSI)

Founded in 1994, Medical Distribution Solutions is a publishing and content company providing information, communication and educational services to providers, manufacturers and distributors involved in the healthcare industry.

Professional Women in Healthcare (PWH)

Professional Women in Healthcare is a membership organization providing a national voice and progressive leadership for women working in the healthcare industry. It offers networking, mentoring, and personal and professional development opportunities.