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Medline Named Top Medical Supplier for Service Excellence

Vizient recognizes Medline for driving innovation in health care supply chain


Left to right (Doug Brown – Group VP National accounts Medline, Scott Simonson – VP National Accounts Medline, Dan Braun – Senior Analyst National Accounts Medline, and Troy Kirchenbauer VP and General Manager – Aptitude LLC).

Mundelein, IL, June 2, 2016

Medline has been awarded aptitude Seller of the Year by Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country.  It honors Medline for showing continuous commitment to improving healthcare supply chain innovation through insightful research and ideas, candid and transparent communications and outstanding direct contracting performance through aptitude, an online direct contracting platform between suppliers and healthcare systems.

“We are pleased to recognize Medline’s commitment to collaboration and service excellence that helps our members meet their supply chain goals while also delivering exceptional care to the patients they serve,” said Pete Allen, executive vice president, sourcing operations for Vizient.

“We are grateful to the aptitude team for their continued support and valued partnership,” says Dan Braun, senior analyst, national accounts, Medline. “Medline is committed to helping healthcare providers perform at their very best across the continuum of care. We have a constant desire to create new products and solutions that enhance the healthcare supply chain and it is an honor to receive this award.”

The award was presented at the 2016 Vizient Supplier Summit held in Las Vegas.  For more information on Medline’s capabilities, visit

About Medline

Medline is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the healthcare industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions that help customers achieve both clinical and financial success. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., the company offers 350,000+ medical devices and support services through more than 1,200 direct sales representatives who are dedicated points of contact for customers across the continuum of care.  For more information on Medline, go to or to connect with Medline on its social media channels.

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