On October 14, 2023, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) identified a cybersecurity incident affecting a segment of its manufacturing and distribution businesses. In response, the company swiftly took preemptive measures, such as taking certain systems offline, to contain the incident, although this resulted in temporary disruptions to some of its business operations. The company is actively working to resolve the situation and restore normalcy.
Importantly, Henry Schein determined that the practice management software utilized by its clients remains unaffected by the cybersecurity incident. To investigate potential data impact and address the situation, the company has engaged external experts in cybersecurity and forensic information technology. Additionally, Henry Schein has promptly notified law enforcement authorities as part of its response.
Henry Schein expresses its appreciation to its customers and suppliers for their patience and understanding during this challenging period. The company, which serves as a solutions provider for healthcare professionals worldwide, is powered by a network of individuals and technology.
With a global presence of over 23,000 Team Schein Members, they offer more than 300 valued solutions to over 1 million customers, striving to enhance operational success and clinical outcomes for dental and medical practitioners, dental laboratories, government and institutional healthcare clinics, and other healthcare providers. Their solutions are designed to promote efficiency in providing quality care.