Medline Industries

Medline Industries expands program to hospice

SmartCare, a personal care assistance program, has expanded to hospice, according to supplier Medline Industries.

Medline Industries partners with Telemedicine Solutions

Medline Industries announced a partnership with Telemedicine Solutions and the WoundRounds wound management solution.

COMS acquires DMS and is selected by Medline

COMS Interactive has bought Directed Medical Systems, which specializes in advance care directives. The DMS Advance Care Directives functionality will be integrated and interfaced into the company's Daylight IQ™ disease management product suite.

Medline introduces new exam gloves

Medline introduces new exam gloves

Medline Industries has introduced the Restore™ nitrile gloves, which features colloidal oatmeal incorporate as a soothing agent.

Medline introduces continence assessment product

Medline introduces continence assessment product

Medline Industries Inc. has introduced the SIM® (Smart Incontinence Management), a way to assess and managed the continence needs of residents in long-term care facilities.

Medline buys Professional Hospital Supply

Medline Industries Inc. said Monday it has acquired Professional Hospital Supply, a medical supply company in Temecula, CA.

Schneider is new CMO at Medline Industries

Schneider is new CMO at Medline Industries

Stu Schneider will assume the role of chief marketing officer at Medline Industries.

Medline introduces new wound dressings

Medline introduces new wound dressings

Medline Industries Inc. has launched new wound dressings, the Opticell™ and Opticell™ Ag+ with silver.

How to do it ... wound care

Given the importance of treating sores and other open areas on the skin, there are countless possible approaches to managing wound care. No small part of the challenge for providers is making sure treatment steps are cost-effective. Experts tell here how providers can make sure they're spending their time and other assets wisely.

Medline recognizes distribution suppliers

Medline Industries announced the winners of its 2012 Distribution Supplier Recognition Awards at its National Sales Meeting in Chicago in April. MidMark Corporation received the award for Platinum Vendor of the Year.

Medline launches quality improvement program

Medline Industries has launched a program intended to support four key quality goals of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. Called Advancing Quality Together, Medline's program targets the following areas: Safely reduce hospital readmissions, improve staff stability, increase customer satisfaction and safely reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics.

Medline touts evidence-based continence management program

Medline Industries recently introduced a continence management program for long-term care providers. The initiative will help providers understand and comply with the CMS revised F315 Surveyor Guidance for Incontinence and Catheters. Additionally, the program is MDS 3.0 driven and is designed to promote staff competency for the license staff, according to Medline. This is an evidence-based system that has a lot of useful tools for improving the awareness and knowledge required to deliver the best continence care possible," said Amin Setoodeh, vice president of clinical services at Medline.