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7000 Cardinal Place

Dublin, OH 43017

United States

Phone: 614-757-5000

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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 segment 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. This segment’s Pharmaceutical Distribution division maintains prime vendor relationships that streamline the purchasing process; renders services to pharmaceutical manufacturers, including distribution, inventory management, data reporting, new product launch support, and contract pricing and chargeback administration; provides pharmacy services to hospitals and other healthcare facilities; and franchises retail pharmacies under the Medicine Shoppe and Medicap brands. This segment 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. This segment 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 operates specialty pharmacies through its Specialty Solutions division. In China, this segment distributes branded, generic and specialty pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare, and consumer products, as well as provides logistics, marketing, and other services; and operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies through Cardinal Health China. Joint Venture with CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) In July 2014, the company established Red Oak Sourcing, LLC (Red Oak Sourcing), a U.S.-based generic pharmaceutical sourcing entity with CVS. Both companies have contributed sourcing and supply chain expertise to the 50/50 joint venture and have committed to source generic pharmaceuticals through arrangements negotiated by it. 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, and other pharmaceutical products (specialty pharmaceutical products) and human-derived plasma products to hospitals, 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 operates specialty pharmacies. Medical segment This segment distributes a range of medical, surgical and laboratory products to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, physician offices, 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 (Home division). This segment also manufactures, sources, and develops its own line of private brand medical and surgical products. Manufactured products include single-use surgical drapes, gowns and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; and fluid suction and collection systems. This segment began to manufacture extravascular closure devices after the acquisition of Access Closure, Inc. in May 2014. The company expects to expand this segment's product offering for orthopedic, cardiovascular, and other procedures. This segment also assembles and offers sterile and non-sterile procedure kits. The company’s manufactured products are sold directly or through third-pa

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