Henry Schein To Convene Expert-Led Symposium On Practice Recovery In The Wake Of Hurricane Sandy Recovery Empowerment Symposium to be held in New York City on November 16

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today announced that it will convene an expert-led symposium examining all aspects of practice recovery for all interested health care practitioners at the Westin Times Square in New York City on November 16 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  The event, entitled "Recovery Empowerment Symposium: Emerging from the Storm," will feature distinguished speakers from the Insurance, Claims Management and Disaster Recovery industries, as well as Dental, Medical and Animal Health Associations.

The Recovery Empowerment Symposium is free for all health care professionals (both customers of Henry Schein and non-customers), and will discuss all aspects of recovery for health care practices impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Topics will include: How to access Federal agencies, including the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration, and insurance carriers; How to work with banks, financial services, and suppliers; and How to enhance employee morale and stay in touch with patients.  A continental breakfast and lunch will be served, and there will be a networking session for attendees and speakers at the end of the Symposium.

Dental, medical and animal health practitioners interested in attending this symposium should RSVP to Loretta Mercado at loretta.mercado@henryschein.com or register onsite at the Westin Times Square from 8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. on November 16. Space will be limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
 
About Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health 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 more than 15,000 Team Schein Members and serves approximately 775,000 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 90,000 national and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 100,000 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 25 countries.  The Company's sales reached a record $8.5 billion in 2011, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 18 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.  For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.

SOURCE Henry Schein, Inc.



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