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Skin Health

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Skin Health Solutions Medline

Make  skin health second nature.

Empower frontline staff with knowledge and support.

Make  skin health second nature.

Empower frontline staff with knowledge and support.

Overcoming challenges to nurse confidence.

strongly agree that they have access to education in skin and wound care best practices1

are very comfortable in the ability to prevent skin breakdown and pressure injuries in their own facility1

are very comfortable in following a facility’s clinical guidelines for skin care1

Our holistic approach helps you standardize best practices across your entire system.

Research shows that nearly half of nurses feel they don’t have the right tools or training to practice proper skin care.They lack confidence and rely too much on the WOC nurse for support. We can help.

Working with skin and wound care leaders, we’ve developed a holistic solution that empowers frontline staff to consistently deliver evidence-based best practices for skin and wound care.

Our expert guidance, education and intuitive products reinforce the right habits and promote better skin health decision-making, positively impacting clinical and financial outcomes.

Best Practice Guidance

Observation, insights and analysis to inform recommendations that drive reduction in care variation

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Caregiver Education

Training and education to help care providers function more consistently and effectively

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Medline System of Skin Health Products

System of Products

Intuitive, complimentary and multi-functional system of products paired with utilization recommendations to drive best practices

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Best Practice Guidance

Based on discovery and analysis, we deliver actionable recommendations that positively impact care.

On-site assessments

Lead to customized formulary and education based on your organization’s needs.

  • On-site environmental observations
  • Staff interviews
  • Like-for-like item inventories

Root cause analysis

Inform specific set of recommendations to drive better
clinical / financial outcomes.

  • In-depth evaluation of skin health practice in action

Supply utilization review

Provides recommendations for product formulary and use.

  • Review current SKU list, vendors and spend
  • Identify opportunities for standardization

Best Practice Guidance

Based on discovery and analysis, we deliver actionable recommendations that positively impact care.

On-site assessments

Lead to customized formulary and education based on your organization’s needs.

  • On-site environmental observations
  • Staff interviews
  • Like-for-like item inventories

Root cause analysis

Inform specific set of recommendations to drive better
clinical / financial outcomes.

  • In-depth evaluation of skin health practice in action

Supply utilization review

Provides recommendations for product formulary and use.

  • Review current SKU list, vendors and spend
  • Identify opportunities for standardization

Caregiver Education

To sustain results, best practice techniques must be used on every patient, every time. Our education and training resources foster a culture of prevention.

On-site by our clinical experts

Lays the foundation quality learning

  • Provides a customized 2-year curriculum
  • For RN and CNA/PCT
  • Pre-test to gauge staff’s current knowledge

Online through Medline University

Access to our convenient online education platform

  • Evidence-based training and tools
  • 30+ courses and 20+CEs to reinforce best practices
  • Skin Health resource center

Facility-led Skin Champion Program

Put a complete training system in the hands of your WOC nurses

  • Developed by WOC nurses
  • 24-months of education with PowerPoint
    presentations, bulletin boards and tools
  • Train-the-trainer model

Caregiver Education

To sustain results, best practice techniques must be used on every patient, every time. Our education and training resources foster a culture of prevention.

On-site by our clinical experts

Lays the foundation quality learning

  • Provides a customized 2-year curriculum
  • For RN and CNA/PCT
  • Pre-test to gauge staff’s current knowledge

Online through Medline University

Access to our convenient online education platform

  • Evidence-based training and tools
  • 30+ courses and 20+CEs to reinforce best practices
  • Skin Health resource center

Facility-led Skin Champion Program

Put a complete training system in the hands of your WOC nurses

  • Developed by WOC nurses
  • 24-months of education with PowerPoint
    presentations, bulletin boards and tools
  • Train-the-trainer model
Medline System of Skin Health Products

System of Products

A large formulary can cause confusion about which product to use. We streamline and standardize your product selection and usage to help you minimize variance, drive compliance, improve care and control costs.

Comprehensive portfolio of products

From prevention to treatment, our evidence-based products help you improve skin outcomes across care settings. Key areas include skin care, continence management, support surfaces and advanced wound care.

Product recommendation app

Gives staff customized, comprehensive and clear dressing recommendations and education.

Human-centered product designs

We’re always pursuing design enhancements to products and packaging to make it easier for care providers to use the right product in the right way every time.

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Our Process

We use a proven, repeatable method to identify opportunities, provide sound recommendations and deliver results.

Our Process

We use a proven, repeatable method to identify opportunities, provide sound recommendations and deliver results.

Empower your staff with knowledge and support. 
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Skin Health Solutions success story.

Riverside Healthcare, Kankakee, IL

Riverside offers comprehensive services, from acute care and rehab to assisted living and wound care. After partnering with Medline to standardize its wound care products and education system wide, nurses’ confidence soared.

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of nurses were very satisfied or satisfied with Medline’s products and education.1

of caregivers rated their comfort with staging a wound at 3 or higher on a 5-point scale1

more wounds closed, with arterial, diabetic foot and leg ulcers healing faster than the national average.1

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  1. Data on file. Available upon request.