Care Starts Here

Delivering comfort and confidence behind the scenes so healthcare stays at the forefront

Our Story

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a Fortune 500 global healthcare solutions company providing essential products and services that support care from the hospital to the home.

For over 100 years, Owens & Minor and its affiliated brands, Apria® , Byram®, and HALYARD*, have helped to make each day better for the patients, providers, and communities we serve.

Powered by more than 20,000 teammates worldwide, Owens & Minor delivers comfort and confidence behind the scenes so healthcare stays at the forefront. Owens & Minor exists because every day, everywhere, Life Takes Care™.

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``Owens & Minor is a company with a rich history of supporting where, when, and how care is delivered. I am honored to work alongside our talented teammates, taking care of the business—and humanity—at the heart of healthcare.”

- Edward A. Pesicka, President & Chief Executive Officer of Owens & Minor

Our Purpose

Life Takes Care™

Since our founding, we have consistently been driven by a strong sense of purpose, because the work we do is vital and touches countless lives.
Life Takes Care captures the heart and soul of Owens & Minor and the unique, authentic, and undeniable role that we fulfill in the world of healthcare. Our Purpose is the timeless north star that guides our day-to-day decision-making as well as our long-term strategic aspirations.
Owens & Minor exists in the world because every day, everywhere, Life Takes Care.

Our Vision

To Be the Unstoppable and Dynamic Leader that Connects Patients and Providers to Trusted Healthcare Products and Solutions

Guided by our Purpose, grounded in our Vision, our ambition is to serve with remarkable impact on the patient journey, from the hospital to the home.

Our Mission

Empowering Our Customers to Advance Healthcare®

Our customers and patients are at the heart of everything we do. We are vital to healthcare: leveraging our unstoppable strength and undeniable compassion to help empower the patients, providers, and communities we serve.

Our Values


Our shared IDEAL Values — Integrity, Development, Excellence, Accountability, and Listening —are who we are at our best and help guide our daily interactions.

Over 135 Years

Owens & Minor Drug Company opens its first location in downtown Richmond, Virginia
Purchase of A&J Hospital Supply of Richmond, Virginia, marking beginning of enduring commitment to medical/surgical distribution
Owens & Minor, Inc. begins trading on the NYSE under the symbol OMI
Company launches OMSolutions and continues to expand, nearly doubling in size with acquisitions
Introduces third-party logistics, launches MediChoice brand, acquires Byram Healthcare and Halyard Health
Empowering healthcare throughout COVID-19 pandemic and leading the future of healthcare supply chain solutions

Industry-Leading Solutions and a Legacy of Service Excellence

provider facilities served
teammates worldwide
facilities worldwide

Environmental, Social, and Governance

At Owens & Minor, we fundamentally support the outcomes that further our Mission of Empowering our Customers to Advance HealthcareTM. We recognize our role towards a better world for our customers, Teammates, and the communities we work with. Through our inaugural ESG report, we are embarking on our journey to embolden our efforts as a responsible corporate citizen.

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