Driving Research, Education and Discussion Within the Healthcare Supply Chain

The HDA Research Foundation serves as the thought leader in driving research, education 
and discussion for all healthcare supply chain stakeholders.

Thought-Leadership Delivered

The Foundation helps enable the industry's ability to deliver efficient, safe and secure patient access to medicines and medical products by:

Acting as the go-to, fact-based, objective source of information on how products move throughout the healthcare supply chain;
Producing information and insights that support the accurate representation of the value and role of healthcare distributors;   

Serving as a catalyst in the discussion of standards, policies and practices for safe healthcare distribution and product access;

Supporting innovation and education of pharmacy and supply chain professionals in the processes behind the safe and reliable distribution of medicines and medical products. 


HDA Factbook
Foundation Publication
93rd Edition HDA Factbook: The Facts, Figures and Trends in Healthcare
Published 2022
Serialization Readiness Survey
Foundation Publication
2022 Serialization Readiness Survey
Published 2022

Stakeholder Engagement

The Foundation recognizes and honors pharmaceutical supply chain leadership through our annual event and award presentations.

CEO Roundtable

The CEO Roundtable is the HDA Research Foundation's annual fundraiser. This event helps to support the Foundation’s mission to serve as the thought leader in driving research, education and discussion for all healthcare supply chain stakeholders.

Nexus Award

Since 1956, the Nexus Award has been the pharmaceutical distribution industry's highest individual award recognizing lifetime achievement. This award honors exceptional character, accomplishments and leadership in HDA, the industry and the community at large.