Borshow Hospital & Medical Supplies, Inc., in Puerto Rico was founded in 1951 as a family company dedicated to the installation and repair of Radiology equipment. Quickly became a distribution company for medical products, diagnostic equipment, pharmaceuticals and specialized products both for a hospital environment as well as for care at home.


In 1986, Borshow Hospital and Medical Supplies became the second distributor in Puerto Rico admitted to the National Association of drug stores (NWDA).


In 2008 Borshow Hospital and Medical Supplies was acquired by Cardinal Health, expanding the corporate presence outside the United States.


In 2010 Cardinal Health, with the continuing of the expansion of its corporate presence, acquired BioArtis.


In 2011 Jon and Galina Borshow announced their retirement and completed the transition of the leadership of the company to an Executive Group with extensive experience in sales, marketing, finance, technology, operations and human resources.

Cardinal Health Puerto Rico became the trade name of the company, introducing the Cardinal Health brand to customers.

In January 2011 Cardinal Health acquired Abbot Diagnostics, creating a powerful union to our offerings for the care of patients.


Cardinal Health PR acquired the Pharma division of Drogería Central in May 2013 and in December of the same year acquired F. Baragaño Pharmaceuticals.


In October 2015 Cardinal Health PR acquired Cordis assuring better access to quality medical products worldwide.

About Us

Cardinal Health Puerto Rico is the largest and most technologically-advanced distributor of pharmaceutical products and medical supplies in Puerto Rico. During more than 60 years Cardinal Health PR has consistently serve over 1,500 customers including hospitals, pharmacies, physicians, and other healthcare providers with over 20,000 products from over 1,000 supply sources.

Through its unique inventory management technology, customer service team, and creative management approach, Cardinal Health PR provides a spectrum of value-added solutions to its clients, ranging from "stockless" unit-of-use to point-of-use distribution for medical supplies in institutional settings, to medication utilization management consulting for hospital pharmacies, and automated inventory replenishment for retail pharmacy clients via the Order Express order generation, processing, fulfillment, and invoicing system.

Cardinal Health PR's state-of-the-art building facilities allows it to maintain the broadest inventory of medical devices, brand, generic, and OTC pharmaceuticals in the Caribbean under PDMA-compliant temperature and humidity controls in a distribution center capable of operating without outside power or water for a week.

By innovating in response to customers needs for over sixty years, Cardinal Health PR has achieved the highest growth and service-levels in the industry.