100,000-plus members to continue receiving negotiated pricing on surgical and isolation masks

Northfield, Ill., Dec. 15, 2016

Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, recently awarded a new group purchasing agreement to Medline. Premier unites an alliance of 3,750 U.S. hospitals and 130,000 other provider organizations.

The three-year deal is expected to maximize cost savings on surgical and isolation masks, including the N95 respirator masks, fluid-resistant surgical face masks, anti-fog face shields and N95 fit test products.

As a leading global manufacturer and distributor of medical products with patient-centered solutions, services and expertise across the continuum of care, Medline is well positioned to provide the right products at the right time. The company has more than 40 distribution centers strategically located across of the country and throughout the world.  Learn more about distribution capabilities to all points of care at

The contract is in effect through December 31, 2019.

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 Northfield, 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.