Our Story

The O&M Global Products Division: Empowering Our Customers to Advance Healthcare

We are dedicated to advancing health and healthcare. Because when people are healthy they live better–and do more.

Together, we can create a future with better health and healthcare a reality for everyone.

Our Story

Owens & Minor’s robust product portfolio provides the clinically-superior solutions that are essential for our healthcare customers to do what they do best—provide superior patient care. Our best-in-class product portfolio includes HALYARD*, Medichoice®, and Medical Action branded solutions for acute and non-acute care settings.

With our significant Americas-based manufacturing footprint, vertically-integrated supply process, and rigorous quality standards, we empower the best possible clinical and patient outcomes by ensuring that care providers have what they need, when they need it, no matter the situation.

Facts & Figures

  • Over 90% Americas-based manufacturing footprint
  • Serving customers in 90+ countries
  • 600+ patents
  • Over 323,191 Accredited Programs Delivered; 59 Course Curriculum, 28,191 Knowledge Network Courses Delivered in 2019.
  • Ranked top 3 of market share in every product category

Owens & Minor

Founded in 1882 and in the healthcare business for nearly 140 years

Publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: OMI)

Over 20,000 dedicated teammates

MediChoice Product Catalog

Unmatched, optimal portfolio of self-manufactured with outsourced products provides:

  • More choice with a broader portfolio
  • Clinical expertise and support at points of care
  • Quality and performance metrics that meet and exceed industry standards
  • Clinical expertise and support at points of care

Custom Procedure Trays
Surgical Gowns
Surgical Drapes & Packs
Sterilization Wrap
Surgical Accessories and Equipment Covers
Patient Warming
Facial Protection
Exam Gloves
Protective Apparel
Patient Care

Central supply
Enteral feeding
Maternity and baby
Mobility aids
O.R. products
Patient care
Patient monitoring
Skin care
Wound care

IV Start Kits
Central Line and PICC Dressing Change
Blood Culture Kits
Laceration Trays
Suture Removal trays
Trach Care Trays
General Purpose Trays
Pain Management Trays
Amenity Kits
Surgical Suture Trays
O.R. Turnover Kits

150 Years of Care

Kimberly-Clark is launched.
KAYCEL* Fabric for surgical gowns introduces single -use protective apparel to the surgical suite preventing surgical infection
Kimberly-Clark forever changes the way surgical instruments are handled with KIMGUARD* Sterilization Wraps
The Halyard KNOWLEDGE NETWORK* was established in 2004, allowing KC and Halyard to become clinical education leaders
The HALYARD* brand is launched to double down on our commitment to helping improve health outcomes
Halyard Health becomes a part of the Owens & Minor family.

Corporate Information

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™.

For more information about Owens & Minor and our affiliated brands, visit owens-minor.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram.

Now more than ever, healthcare facilities are faced with mounting pressures to simplify, standardize, and increase efficiencies in order to improve their overall financial health. We can help you find ways to cut down on wasted time and wasted money. Ask us how our Total Value approach can help you make a difference.