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7000 Cardinal Place

Dublin, OH 43017

United States

Phone: 614-757-5000


Cardinal Health, Inc., a healthcare services company, provides pharmaceutical and medical products and services that help pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare providers focus on patient care. The company also provides medical products to patients in the home. Segments The company operates in two segments, Pharmaceutical and Medical. Pharmaceutical This segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products through its Pharmaceutical Distribution division to retailers (including chain and independent drug stores, and pharmacy departments of supermarkets, and mass merchandisers), hospitals, and other healthcare providers. The company maintains prime vendor relationships; renders services to pharmaceutical manufacturers, including distribution, inventory management, data reporting, new product launch support, and contract pricing and chargeback administration; provides pharmacy operations, medication therapy management and patient outcomes services to hospitals and other healthcare providers; and manufactures and repackages generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter healthcare products. The company operates nuclear pharmacies and cyclotron facilities through its Nuclear Pharmacy Services division that manufacture, prepare and deliver radiopharmaceuticals for use in nuclear imaging and other procedures in hospitals and physician offices; distributes specialty pharmaceutical products; provides services to pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party payors and healthcare providers supporting the development, marketing, distribution and payment for specialty pharmaceutical products; and provides specialty pharmacy services through its Specialty Solutions division. In China, this segment distributes branded, generic and specialty pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products, provides logistics, marketing and other services and operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies through Cardinal Health China. The company owns The Harvard Drug Group, a distributor of generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare and related products to retail, institutional, and alternate care customers. In 2014, the company established Red Oak Sourcing, LLC, a U.S.-based generic pharmaceutical sourcing venture with CVS Health Corporation (CVS Health) with an initial term of 10 years. Specialty Pharmaceutical Products and Services The company refers to products and services offered by its Specialty Solutions division as specialty pharmaceutical products and services. The Specialty Solutions division distributes oncology, rheumatology, urology, nephrology and other pharmaceutical products (specialty pharmaceutical products) and human-derived plasma products to hospitals, dialysis clinics, physician offices and other healthcare providers; provides consulting, patient support, logistics and other services to pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party payors and healthcare providers primarily supporting the development, marketing, distribution and payment for specialty pharmaceutical products; and provides specialty pharmacy services. Medical This segment distributes a range of national brand and its own Cardinal Health brand medical, surgical and laboratory products and provides services to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and other healthcare providers in the United States, Canada and China and to patients in the home in the United States through its Cardinal Health at Home division. This segment also manufactures, sources, and develops its own Cardinal Health brand medical and surgical products. Manufactured products include single-use surgical drapes, gowns and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; fluid suction and collection systems; cardiovascular products; wound care products; and orthopedic products. The company would expand this segment's product line to include the cardiac and endovascular products manufactured by Cordis once its acquisition of Cordis. The company’s manufactured products are sold directly or through third-party distributors in the United States, Canada, Europe and other regions inte

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