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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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SAFESKIN* Recognized with Prestigious Packaging Design Award

The user design that appears on the consumer-friendly SAFESKIN* Nitrile Gloves POP-N-GO* packaging was [...]

Owens & Minor Announces Winners of 2023 Supplier Diversity Awards

Owens & Minor and the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA) announced the winners of the 2023 Supplier Diversity Awards

Owens & Minor Launches Life Takes Care™

Owens & Minor has unveiled its new purpose, Life Takes Care. More than a motto or tagline, Life Takes Care…

The Owens & Minor Foundation and Hope for the Warriors® Collaborate to Help Support U.S. Servicemembers and Military Families

New partnership will support HOPE’s clientele of U.S. servicemembers, veterans and military families and provide engagement opportunities for Owens &…

Owens & Minor Opens Call for Nominations for its Annual Supplier Diversity Awards

nominations are now open for its 2023 Supplier Diversity Awards

Owens & Minor Releases 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Owens & Minor has published its annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report for calendar year 2022. The report employs…

Honoring the Life of G. Gilmer Minor III, Chairman Emeritus and Former CEO of Owens & Minor

Owens & Minor is saddened at the loss of G. Gilmer Minor III, Chairman [...]

Owens & Minor Sponsors Sterile Processing Certification Scholarships Through HSPA Foundation

Owens & Minor and its HALYARD* brand have sponsored 20 scholarships for Sterile Processing Certification and Education Preparation Materials, via…

Owens & Minor Releases Findings from Operating Room Efficiency Research Report

Report reveals links between common operating room resource management practices and the quality of [...]

New Research Reveals Data Improves Operating Room Process Efficiency

Perioperative Leaders Say They Have Data; What They Need Are Actionable Insights A new [...]

Seamless IT Solution Integration is a Must Have for Hospitals in 2023

Many hospitals are facing challenges from disparate systems that are not integrated to legacy solutions. A shift to more integrated,…

From Disarray to Confidence: Cardiac Cath Lab Inventory Control

How Cardiac Cath Labs are Turning to Software Solutions to Manage Inventory A high-volume […]

Three key areas for health care supply chain success in 2023

Health care supply chain leaders have done enough looking back over the past three […]

Owens & Minor Announces Winners of 2022 Supplier Diversity Awards

Owens & Minor and the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA) announced the winners of […]

3 Things We Learned from the Owens & Minor Breakfast Forum at Health Connect Partners

Representatives from Owens & Minor recently had the opportunity to host a breakfast forum […]

The Owens & Minor Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities Partner to Help Build Healthier Communities

The Owens & Minor Foundation today announced that it has named Ronald McDonald House […]

Costs Rising? A Strategic Partnership Can offer Solutions

Like so many sectors of our economy, healthcare costs are continuing to rise at […]

The Owens & Minor Foundation Announces Donation to National Association for Free and Charitable Clinics

Donation advances the Owens & Minor Foundation’s goal of helping to create healthier communities […]

In the OR, Behind the Scenes Adjustments Make a Big Difference

By Sheri Voss, MS, RN, CNOR (E) Precision matters in the operating room. Successful […]

2 Ways to Address Today’s Labor Shortage

There's no doubt that labor shortages are among the biggest challenges facing healthcare leaders. [...]

The Year Hospital Procurement Leaders Take Back Control

Something significant changed for hospital procurement leaders. A full 90% of them say they’ve [...]

Owens & Minor Releases Second Annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Owens & Minor has published its second annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report.  The […]

The State of Hospital Purchasing

Read our eBook to discover the priorities of hospital purchasing leaders during our current [...]

Improving the Cath Lab Through RFID Technology

As hospitals cope with the simultaneous strains of limited resources and supply chain disruptions, [...]

On-Site Expertise Drives Inventory Management Efficiency

Evolving regulations and uncertain demand for elective procedures combined with clinician burnout and turnover [...]

Four Ways Healthcare Logistics Helps Build Resilient Supply Chains

In today’s healthcare landscape, supply chain management is stressed due to limited medical supplies [...]

Inventory Management Poses Challenges for Healthcare Providers

With the mounting attention on reducing costs and improving outcomes in today's healthcare market, [...]

Owens & Minor Donates Essential Medical Supplies to Ukraine

Owens & Minor made a donation of medical-grade personal protective equipment (PPE) including exam […]

Controlling Out-of-Control Inventory

As we enter another year of navigating the evolving circumstances of COVID-19, the importance [...]

Owens & Minor Selects Kenny Gardner to Join Board of Directors

Owens & Minor, Inc. announced the selection of Kenny Gardner, Chief People Officer at […]

Five reasons to get excited about QSight’s 2.0 Reporting

Owens & Minor’s QSight, the industry-leading, cloud-based solution for managing inventory in procedural areas, [...]

Leveraging Supply Chain Management Systems to Relieve Burden on Clinicians

Over the past 18 months, the world learned the significance of a strong supply [...]

Owens & Minor Celebrates 140 Years of Healthcare Service

Owens & Minor, Inc. today marks the 140th year of its official founding, which [...]

Expanded WVU Health System and Owens & Minor Strategic Partnership

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice today announced an expansion of the previously announced partnership [...]

Four Problems and Solutions With Physician Preference Cards

As representatives of a global healthcare solutions company, we talk and listen to clinicians [...]

Owens & Minor, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Apria, Inc.

Owens & Minor, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement […]

Do You Trust Your Inventory Counts?

Hospital procedural spaces are constantly busy. Tasks and processes like inventory tracking can easily [...]

Owens & Minor Foundation Reports Achievements of First Six Months, Looks Ahead to 2022

Owens & Minor, Inc. today shared progress on the activities of the Owens & […]

Owens & Minor Announces Winners of 2021 Earl G. Reubel Awards

Owens & Minor, Inc. announced winners for the 2021 Earl G. Reubel Awards during [...]

Owens & Minor Completes Acquisition of American Contract Systems

Owens & Minor, Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisition of American Contract […]

WVU Health System and O&M Announce Strategic Partnership

The West Virginia University Health System, which operates under the brand name WVU Medicine, [...]

New SAFESKIN* Nitrile Gloves in POP-N-GO* Packs Provide On-The-Go Protection

Known for expertise in producing protective medical supplies and products, today Owens & Minor [...]

What is a UDI – And Why Is it Important?

Data is the engine that powers decisions throughout every department of a healthcare system. [...]

Two Owens & Minor Board Members Selected as 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

Valuing talent, tenacity and trailblazing to advance healthcare   Owens & Minor today announced […]

A Connected Supply Chain, A Connected Organization

Rapid change and challenging circumstances are commonplace in the healthcare industry. But the unprecedented [...]

Owens & Minor Recognizes Healthcare Supply Chain Professionals

As Owens & Minor’s more than 15,000 teammates observe National Health Care Supply Chain [...]

How SurgiTrack’s OneScore Improves Efficiency in the OR

Operating room departments often face challenges related to operational inefficiencies, lack of visibility to [...]

Enduring Webinar: Resistance Isn’t the Enemy: It’s a Valuable Resource

Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to join us for this continuing education [...]

Owens & Minor Debuts Online Emergency Preparedness Tracker

Owens & Minor recently announced a new online emergency tracker as part of its [...]

All Eyes are on Suture Management in the Next Phase of COVID-19 Response

The year of 2020 was tumultuous for the healthcare industry as care providers navigated [...]

Owens & Minor Pursues Sustainable Solutions for Healthcare Through Electric Truck Pilot

Owens & Minor announced today a new pilot program that uses an electric semi-truck [...]

Owens & Minor Releases Inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

Owens & Minor today published its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The [...]

Owens & Minor Receives Prestigious Supplier Awards in Recognition of Pandemic Response

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE-OMI) has been honored for its exemplary efforts supporting continuity [...]

Owens & Minor Launches Non-Profit Foundation, Reaffirms Decades-Long Commitment to Building Healthier Communities

Owens & Minor has announced the launch of the Owens & Minor Foundation, which is [...]

Suture Management: The Importance of Inventory Turns

Hospitals have long used inventory turns as a metric to measure how they are [...]

Enduring Webinar: COVID-19 and Beyond: Quelling the Pandemic

Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to watch this continuing education webinar: COVID-19 [...]

Ed Pesicka Featured in Virginia Business Magazine’s “Most Influential Virginians” Issue

This month, Virginia Business Magazine launched its inaugural publication THE BIG BOOK, the magazine’s […]

Rethinking Billions of Dollars in Wasted Supplies

The pandemic’s supply crunch led to more reuse and techniques that can save Hospitals [...]

Enduring Webinar: Three Part Series on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Owens & Minor is proud to offer a three-part educational webinar series focused on […]

“Central and Essential”—Richmond Magazine Highlights Owens & Minor

Richmond Magazine recently showcased Owens & Minor as a Fortune 500 company with deep […]

Owens & Minor Honors the Life of Former Leader Henry Berling

Owens & Minor extends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Henry Berling, […]

Owens & Minor’s Vicky Lyle Named PWH® Chair

Owens & Minor is proud to honor Vicky Lyle, VP, Industry Associations, who in […]

“Thank you, President Biden”

Today, Edward Pesicka, President and CEO of Owens & Minor, a leading manufacturer of […]

Enduring Webinar: Breaking Through Myths about COVID-19 Vaccinations

Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to view the recording of this continuing [...]

Leadership Development is Key to Success

Owens & Minor is rapidly growing into a global healthcare services company. We know [...]

How to Get Your Hospital and Supply Chain Ready for Elective Surgeries and Procedures

As the COVID-19 virus flared up, many states prohibited elective surgeries. Now, many of [...]

Owens & Minor Increases Mask and N95 Respirator Capacity

For the past 20 years, global healthcare manufacturer’s HALYARD-branded product line of masks and […]

Owens & Minor Receives Supplier Legacy Award

Owens & Minor was recently awarded Premier Inc.’s Supplier Legacy Award. The award recognizes […]

Four Signs It’s Time to Update Your Bill Only Process

At many hospitals, the purchase process for bill only products, items that are delivered by a vendor […]

O&M Joins AHRMM Virtual Event

The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) will host its 2020 [...]

Eliminating Inefficiencies in Implant Purchases

A recent article in the Journal of Healthcare Contracting highlighted Owens & Minor’s newest solution, Bill Only [...]

Implementing the CDC’s Core Practices for Infection Prevention and Control

VIEW ALL THE INFECTION PREVENTION WEBINARS Healthcare is a complex subject and one that [...]

O&M Remains in the ‘Sweet Spot’

President & CEO Ed Pesicka shared how Owens & Minor has invested in and [...]

Enduring Webinar: Ensuring Safe Healthcare Delivery

Healthcare professionals are invited to replay this continuing educational webinar: Ensuring Safe Healthcare Delivery: [...]

Enduring Webinar: Building Sustainable Readiness

Owens & Minor invites healthcare professionals to replay this continuing educational webinar: Conquering Pandemics: [...]

Inventory Management and COVID-19: How a Stockpile Audit Can Help

In the early days of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals quickly stockpiled as [...]

Tackling the Challenges as Hospitals Reopen

In a recent article in the Journal of Healthcare Contracting, experts from Owens & Minor [...]

Webinar: Industry Perspectives on COVID-19

What’s next as the healthcare industry continues to navigate COVID-19? Hear more in a […]

RFID Cabinets for Large Hospital in the South

Owens & Minor recently began to install the first 25 of over 50 state-of-art [...]

4 Steps to Get Your Hospital Ready for the Return of Elective Surgeries

As the COVID-19 virus flared up, many states prohibited elective surgeries. Now, many of […]

AORN Virtual Global Surgical Conference & Expo

As the industry navigates the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals are finding new ways [...]

GHX Millennium Club

In order to best serve our customers across the continuum of healthcare, Owens & [...]

Sheri Voss Awarded AORN President’s Award

Sheri Voss, Owens & Minor Supply Chain Services Assistant Principal Consultant, recently received the [...]

“Letter to Healthcare”

The fight against COVID-19 is an unprecedented challenge across the healthcare industry. Owens & [...]

Improve the Efficiency of Inventory Management

With the mounting attention on reducing costs and improving outcomes in today's healthcare market, [...]

Our Stories

The Most Critical Link in the Supply Chain? The People Who Make It Possible.

Beyond Boxes and Trucks The term “supply chain” tends to call to mind images [...]

A Passion for Care that Can’t be Contained

To Cathy Harris and her fellow CARE (Controlled Access Restricted Environments) Room teammates, the [...]