Henry Schein Practice Solutions Opens New Utah Headquarters Featuring "Center
Of Excellence" Equipped With State-Of-The-Art Digital Dental Equipment &
New Facility to Train New Dentists & Expand Access to Oral Care for the
Community's Underserved Population
MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014
MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:
HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to
office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today
the grand opening of a new headquarters building for its Practice Solutions
business in American Fork, Utah, that will offer practitioners a
state-of-the-art training facility on digital dentistry.
(Center: L to R) Jim Breslawski, President, Henry Schein, Inc. and CEO, Henry
Schein Global Dental Group; Larry Gibson, Co-Founder, Dentrix Dental Systems,
Inc.; Utah Lieutenant Governor, Spencer Cox; Stanley Bergman, Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Schein, Inc.; Jim Harding, Senior
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Henry Schein, Inc., and Kevin
Bunker, President of Henry Schein North America Dental Practice Solutions, cut
the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the new Henry Schein Practice Solutions
headquarters in American Fork, Utah.
The 100,000-square-foot, environmentally friendly facility features a "Center
of Excellence" equipped with high-quality digital dental equipment and
technology from Henry Schein's valued supplier partners, including the Kavo
Kerr Group, a Danaher company; Air Techniques; SciCan; and Planmeca,
whichprovided its CAD CAM solutions. The new Center of Excellence will
showcase innovative products to new dentists and provide local dental
professionals a modern facility to offer free, high-quality oral care to the
community's underserved population.
"The opening of our new Henry Schein Practice Solutions headquarters and
Center of Excellence underscores our dedication to being a reliable source of
the latest digital dental equipment and technology for practitioners," said
Stanley Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry
Schein, Inc., who spoke at the August 6 grand opening ceremony. "This facility
also underscores our long-term commitment to American Fork and to the people
of Utah, including its underserved population who will benefit from access to
free oral care that local dentists will provide at the Center of Excellence,
in keeping with Henry Schein's philosophy of 'Doing Well by Doing Good'. We
are excited to provide this beautiful new facility for our team members,
dental professionals and the community."
Henry Schein has been a member of the American Fork, Utah community for nearly
two decades. Joining Mr. Bergman at the grand opening ceremony were Kevin
Bunker, President of Henry Schein North America Dental Practice Solutions,
along with more than 450 additional members of the Practice Solutions team;
and Larry Gibson and Kimball Wirig, co-founders of Dentrix Dental Systems,
Inc., creators of Dentrix® and Easy Dental® practice management software
systems, now offered through Henry Schein Practice Solutions. Additional
honored guests at the ceremony were leaders from the dental industry,
including the Utah Dental Association (UDA); Roseman University; state and
local government officials, including Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox, and
the Mayor of American Fork, James Hadfield, along with representatives from
the American Fork Chamber of Commerce; Coldwell Bank and Coldwell Banker
Commercial, CBRE Brokerage Services, PWAG architects and Robinson Brothers
Partners, builders of the new facility.
"Henry Schein is a business leader in Utah, as well as an eager and active
corporate citizen in the American Fork community," said Lt. Governor Cox. "We
are delighted to help officially open this beautiful new facility because it
underscores the long-term partnership between Henry Schein and the State of
Utah. The new Center of Excellence in particular will be a wonderful oral
health care resource for community members in need."
Dentists from Share a Smile, a dental nonprofit based in Provo, Utah, which
provides free dental care to the poor and homeless, will work with Henry
Schein Practice Solutions to offer dental care at the "Center of Excellence."
"With the Center of Excellence's fantastic array of advanced dental
technology, we can help provide even more individuals than ever before with
high-quality dental care to restore the function and esthetics of their
teeth," said Dr. Eric Vogel, founder and President of Share a Smile. "Because
of this wonderful facility, the lives of many Utahans will be immeasurably
improved by giving them the health, happiness and confidence of a great,
Attendees at the building's grand opening ceremony had an opportunity to tour
the new facility and view a range of practice management software designed and
developed by Henry Schein Practice Solutions, including:
oDentrix®, the leading practice management software in the dental market;
oDentrix Ascend®, a web-based practice management system;
oDentrix® Enterprise, a scalable and customizable system designed to meet
community health care (CHC) organization needs;
oViive®, a Mac-based practice management system;
oEasy Dental®, a low-cost, entry-level practice management system;
oSpecialty / OMSVision®, PerioVision® and DentalVision® systems designed
for oral surgeons, periodontists and enterprises; and
oeServices®, powerful electronic services integrated with Dentrix and Easy
The new Henry Schein Practice solutions headquarters features a redesigned
work environment created to optimize the Company's technology support
function, and collaborative spaces for its development teams. 450 of the 800
Henry Schein Practice Solutions team members will work in the new building,
which also includes "green" office features to reduce the facility's carbon
footprint and increase energy efficiency. The building is currently pending
LEED "Silver" Green Building Certification.
For more information about Henry Schein Practice Solutions, please visit
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 more than 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 inMelville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in
27 countries.The Company's sales reached a record$9.6 billionin 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 atwww.henryschein.com.
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