Henry Schein Animal Health To Host 2014 Veterinary Technology Summit, September 3-5, In Chicago Event Co-Sponsored by AVImark® and ImproMed® Practice Management Software Solutions

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians and their staff seeking to gain valuable insights into state-of-the-art practice management, attend cutting-edge software training classes, and experience the latest veterinary technology solutions can attend the Henry Schein Veterinary Technology Summit which takes place September 3-5, 2014, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Chicago.  Registration for this technology-focused industry event remains open through August 31st.

Summit keynote speakers, including Andy Roark, DVM, MS; Mark Opperman, CVPM of VMC, Inc.; Wendy S. Meyers of Communication Solutions for Veterinarians Inc.; and Amanda L. Donnelly, DVM, MBA of ALD Veterinary Consulting, will cover topics including effective use of social media, blending old and new tactics for more effective practice marketing, boosting client communication and compliance, enhancing and promoting preventive care, and improving staff management and leadership.   In addition, Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. and Kevin Vasquez, President and CEO of Henry Schein Animal Health, will discuss key trends impacting the animal health industry. Henry Schein Animal Health is the U.S. animal health business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC).

"Henry Schein Animal Health is committed to keeping pet owners connected to their veterinarian as their primary source for pet health information, products and services – everything from pet nutrition to wellness programs to veterinary career development," said Chris Dollar, President of Henry Schein Animal Health Practice Solutions.  "To help achieve this goal, the Veterinary Technology Summit 2014 is where veterinarians and staff members will have an opportunity to learn how to use tailored technology solutions designed to improve practice efficiency while delivering a high level of clinical care."

Attendees will have access to informative sessions and hands-on training on the latest AVImark® and ImproMed® practice management software features, designed to boost practice performance and efficiency. Sessions include strategies for going paperless, implementing wellness plans, managing inventory, and more. Up to 28 continuing education credits can be earned at these sessions. To register or receive more information, visit www.VetSummit.com.

About Henry Schein Animal Health, U.S.
Henry Schein Animal Health, based in Dublin, Ohio, is a leading companion animal health distribution company in the United States.  The Company employs approximately 900 team members, including 300 field sales representatives and 200 telesales and customer support representatives.  With 13 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 right product at the right place and at the right time.

Henry Schein Animal Health partners with over 480 channel suppliers to bring veterinarians the broadest selection of products to companion animal, equine and large animal practices including: dentistry, diagnostics, diets, equipment and supplies, nutraceuticals, orthopedics, parasiticides, pharmaceuticals and more.  In addition, the Company helps veterinarians grow their practice with its strategic Business Solutions including AVImark® and ImproMed® Practice Management Software, Henry Schein® Financial Services,  Henry Schein® ProRepair®, HRVetResource, Intelligent Inventory, Leadership Intelligence, MyVetDirect.com® Home Delivery, Opperman Manual, OSHA Compliance Solutions, Pet I.D. Cards, Privacy Edge Identify Theft Protection, Professional Development Program, SmartPak™, VetPressOnline Client Communications, Veterinary Instrumentation®, website development and more.  For more information, visit www.henryscheinvet.com.

About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. 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 NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs nearly 17,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than 800,000 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 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 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 27 countries.  The Company's sales reached a record $9.6 billion in 2013, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.  For more information, visit the Henry Schein website at www.henryschein.com.

SOURCE Henry Schein, Inc.



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