|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Cardinal Health Inc|
|Cardinal Health, Inc is an Ohio corporation formed in 1979. It is a healthcare services company providing pharmaceutical and medical products and services that help pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, physician offices and other healthcare providers focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health, Inc. also provides medical products to patients in the home. The Company has two operating segments: Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Pharmaceutical segment recognizes distribution revenue when title transfers to its customers and the Company have further obligation to provide services related to such merchandise. Radiopharmaceutical revenue is recognized upon delivery of the product to the customer and the Company has no further obligation to provide services related to such merchandise. The Medical segment recognizes revenue when title transfers to its customers and the Company have no further obligation to provide services related to such merchandise. In the Pharmaceutical segment, it competes with wholesale distributors with national reach (including McKesson Corporation, AmerisourceBergen Corporation and H.D. Smith. In the Medical segment, it compete with many different distributors, including Owens & Minor, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., McKesson Corporation, Henry Schein, Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., Mediq NV (through Byram Healthcare) and CCS Medical Holdings, Inc. . The Company’s operations are affected by federal, state and local environmental laws.|
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