Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Due to the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, global demand for some personal protective equipment (PPE) is outstripping supply. In addition, manufacturing of PPE and many other wound care, respiratory and infection prevention products have been impacted by global response to coronavirus. While you may see product availability reduction in the near-term, please be assured Medline continues to work to diversify production and provide your supply needs. As always, please reach out to your Medline sales representative with any specific questions or follow up.

For more information and resources, please visit our COVID-19 Toolkit.

We make healthcare run better.

Improving your operating performance by freeing up the resources you need to provide the best care.

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Blue compass shows how Medline helps improve care quality, build loyalty, work more efficiently and reduce supply spending Blue compass shows how Medline helps improve care quality, build loyalty, work more efficiently and reduce supply spending
Blue compass shows how Medline helps improve care quality, build loyalty, work more efficiently and reduce supply spending Blue compass shows how Medline helps improve care quality, build loyalty, work more efficiently and reduce supply spending

What we do

Together, we tackle your top priorities.

This compass organizes our products and services around your needs. We use it to map out the full range of your operating performance challenges and business goals—no matter your size, location or facility type.

We help you

improve care quality.

Caregiver Readiness

Ensure staff have what they need.

  • Education and training
  • Functional apparel

Reduction in Variation

Standardize practices and products.

  • Assessments
  • Clinical solutions
  • Practice and product alignment

Enhanced Products

Provide more effective tools.

  • Evidence-based products
  • Co-creation of innovative solutions
  • Clinical evaluation

We help you

build loyalty.

Reputation Building

Promote preference and loyalty.

  • Quality management solutions
  • Branding and marketing

Patient Experience

Improve satisfaction and outcomes.

  • Culture transformation
  • Training, coaching and consulting
  • Branded patient care kits

Patient Engagement

Expand care and revenue streams.

  • B2B2Patient eCommerce
  • Retail channels
  • Branded at-home care kits

We help you

work more efficiently.

Point-of-Care Flexibility

Organize supplies to free up more room.

  • Space planning and design
  • Ancillary services and off-site storage

Built to Order

Receive supplies ready to use.

  • LUM and Advanced LUM
  • Standard and customized procedure trays

Distribution Optimization

Streamline suppliers and shipments.

  • Consolidated PPI logistics
  • Fast, reliable delivery

We help you

reduce supply spending.

Product Selection

Control product costs.

  • Purchasing strategies
  • Device reprocessing
  • Formulary management

Inventory Tracking

Improve visibility and costs.

  • Real-time inventory data
  • RFID technology
  • Automated restocking

Spend Management

Reduce inefficiencies and waste.

  • Utilization improvement
  • Data integration

How we do it

We have agility and scale.

Most companies in our industry are either too small to invest in your growth or too big to solve challenges quickly. We’re different.

The agility to

customize solutions for you.

Speed to Market

  • Providing access to leadership for rapid company alignment
  • Streamlining the approval process
  • Creating shorter, faster product development cycles

Empowered to Act

  • Making decisions based on what’s right for you
  • Owning the customer relationship and the results

Open Innovation

  • Building strategic partnerships to co-create new products
  • Traveling the world to bring new concepts to market
  • Partnering with you to develop your team’s ideas

Creative Problem-Solving

  • Listening first to understand your unique challenges
  • Looking beyond the obvious to find the bigger solution
  • Identifying gaps, opportunities and priorities

The scale and resources

to invest in your long-term growth.

Breadth of Offerings

  • 550,000+ products
  • 20,000+ clinical and business experts
  • Serving every market through the lifetime of a patient

Committed Long Term

  • Being privately owned means we don’t require an immediate return
  • Motivated by your goals not Wall Street expectations

Ability to Take on Risk

  • Responding when and wherever there is a crisis
  • Protecting your system from outages with inventory on hand

Vertically Integrated

  • 30+ Manufacturing centers in seven countries
  • 50+ Distribution centers worldwide
  • 750+ MedTrans Trucks nationwide
  • 1000+ Quality Control Specialists worldwide

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Blue X describes Medline’s unique business model of Agility and Scale Blue X describes Medline’s unique business model of Agility and Scale

Strategies to drive operating performance.

Wound care specialist showing nurses how to measure a pressure injury

Improve care quality.

Decreasing SSIs with Dignity Health.

Together, we created a pre-surgical process for patient skin cleansing at home.

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Build loyalty.

Helping Oregon Veterans’ Home achieve silver.

See how the abaqis quality management system helped this veterans’ home increase resident satisfaction scores.

Medline representative in a hospital storage room looking at how supplies are being utilized

Work more efficiently.

Centralizing the supply chain for Baptist Health.

Learn how we helped this Kentucky health system save time, money and effort.

Nurse unfolding a dressing change kit for a vascular access device

Reduce supply spending.

Saving millions for Mercy Health.

Our shared-risk, single-source supply partnership with this multi-state health system is getting great results.

Solutions that span care settings.

Caregivers clasping hands inside a pink circle, symbolizing skin health solutions

Skin Health

Positively impact outcomes with our synergistic approach to skin and wound care.

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Continence Care

From online education to product sizing tools, we help you create a dignified resident experience.

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Infection Prevention

Fight healthcare-acquired infections by focusing on three key areas: environment, caregiver and patient.

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