Letter to Home Choose Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Disaster Encourages Biden-Harris Administration to Embrace Main-Care Physicians in Vaccine Dissemination Course of
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSIC) Chairman of the Board and Chief Govt Officer Stanley M. Bergman submitted a letter to the Home Choose Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Disaster, urging federal officers to incorporate major care physicians and different office-based practitioners, together with dentists, within the effort to develop COVID vaccination nationwide.
“Extra successfully activating the huge community of physicians and dentists within the U.S. to affix the battle to vaccinate Individuals is essential at this second within the nation’s vaccination efforts,” Mr. Bergman wrote. “Not solely are [these healthcare professionals] able to serving to people overcome hesitancy, however their workplaces span zip codes throughout the U.S. in ways in which different vaccine distribution methods don’t. From internal cities and suburbs to rural areas and farmland, medical doctors are part of virtually each neighborhood. Their administration of the annual flu shot demonstrates that medical doctors have the infrastructure to ship the COVID-19 shot, particularly as public well being authorities more and more counsel a long-term want for booster pictures of the COVID-19 vaccine.
“We urge the Administration and HHS to think about offering office-based practitioners, no matter wherein state they apply, significant entry to the vaccine as a part of our vaccine rollout,” Mr. Bergman wrote.
The letter was submitted as an announcement for the document together with the Choose Subcommittee’s listening to that includes testimony from Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses Director Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, and Chief Science Officer for COVID Response Dr. David Kessler.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a options firm for well being care professionals powered by a community of individuals and expertise. With greater than 19,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Firm’s community of trusted advisors supplies greater than 1 million clients globally with greater than 300 valued options that assist enhance operational success and scientific outcomes. Our Enterprise, Medical, Expertise, and Provide Chain options assist office-based dental and medical practitioners work extra effectively to allow them to present high quality care extra successfully. These options additionally help dental and medical laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, in addition to different alternate care websites.
Henry Schein operates via a centralized and automatic distribution community, with a number of greater than 120,000 branded merchandise and Henry Schein private-brand merchandise in inventory, in addition to greater than 180,000 further merchandise out there as special-order gadgets.
A FORTUNE 500 Firm and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or associates in 31 international locations and territories. The Firm’s gross sales reached $10.1 billion in 2020, and have grown at a compound annual charge of roughly 12 p.c since Henry Schein turned a public firm in 1995.