Dentists, Physicians and Veterinarians Who Experience Operational, Logistical or Financial Issues Encouraged to Call 800-999-9729
MELVILLE, N.Y., May 9, 2016 /CNW/ -- 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, today reminded its customers that the Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline is open for dentists, physicians and veterinarians who experience operational, logistical or financial issues as a result of the wildfire spreading across Alberta, Canada. The toll-free number for all Henry Schein customers is 800-999-9729. The Hotline is operational from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Alberta struggling to cope with the effects of the massive wildfire," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "For our customers who have practices affected by the fire, we are here to help, and encourage practitioners to call our hotline for assistance."
Cy Elborne, President, Henry Schein Canada, added, "Along with the rest of Canada, we are deeply concerned about the impact of the wildfire on Alberta and neighboring communities. The well-being of our customers, their families, and the communities they serve is of the utmost concern and we are standing by to offer support when assistance is needed."
The Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline remains open throughout the year to provide assistance to practitioners adversely affected by disasters.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
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.
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