HSIC Unit Unveils First Vet Catalog

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Henry Schein Animal Health, the U.S. animal health division of Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) introduced its first veterinary orthopedic instrument catalog. The catalog will serve as a comprehensive tool for veterinary practitioners, containing information about the latest technological solutions and an overview of value added support services provided by Henry Schein Animal Health.

Henry Schein Animal Health provide practice management software solutions, such as Advantage, Avimark, ImproMed, Triple Crown and Infinity, and, inventory management systems, such as Intelligent Inventory with Closed-Loop Ordering.

The catalog comprises of a series of over 3,000 high quality, general and orthopedic specific products from Veterinary Instrumentation. Educational material and other vital information provided in the catalog promise to help practitioners deliver value through efficient and high-quality patient-care.

The 234-page catalog provides detailed product information on joint surgery, trauma implants and external fixation, as well as orthopedic, power and general instrumentation. The catalog features step-by-step procedure guides and real-life case examples contributed by veterinary surgeons to educate practitioners about latest medical procedures. It also contains links to online videos of various surgical procedures.
HSIC believes that the new catalog will facilitate the practitioners to enhance the scope and capacity of services offered by them. In addition to medical know-how, it also contains useful information about financial services such as credit card processing; equipment, practice and patient financing; and Equipment Repair and Office Design services.

Moreover, the catalog provides information and guidance pertaining to Henry Schein Animal Health's online platform MyVetDirect.com. The online portal allows veterinarians to home-deliver the company’s products directly to customers.

HSIC expects that its first orthopedic catalog will help to serve its customers as they can readily get to know the latest advancements made in the general and orthopedic specific products.

Currently, HSIC carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other medical stocks that are worth a look include Straumann Holding (SAUHF), carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and  Align Technology Inc. (ALGN) and Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (ATEC),each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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