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Medline showcases Works of Heart

November 25, 2019HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Medline has launched Works of Heart, a program to honor healthcare workers across the country. Each month starting in January, Works of Heart will recognize a nominated healthcare worker who is positively impacting patients, communities and peers through attention, compassion and dedication, the company says. “Health care is transforming at a dizzying pace for the care providers, who are asked to balance their patient needs amid increasing operational demands,” said...

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Medline, Bleep partner on DreamPort

October 9, 2019HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Medline and Bleep have partnered to co-brand and distribute the DreamPort Sleep Solution, a small, lightweight CPAP mask. The patented DreamPort Sleep Solution uses hypoallergenic medical grade adhesive strips to reduce leaks and hold the DreamPort in place. They are easy to apply, do not leave marks on the face, fit every nose shape and don't constrict movement, enabling patients to sleep in any position. "We couldn't be more excited to work together with Medline to accomplish...

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Medline plans new distribution center in NC

October 1, 2019HME News Staff

MEBANE, N.C. - Medline Industries will invest $65 million to build a new distribution center in Mebane, N.C., that will create 250 new jobs in Orange County, Gov. Roy Cooper has announced. The distribution center will be 1.2 million square feet and will be LEED certified. “As we expand our footprint to help reach more healthcare providers in the Southeast, Mebane is an ideal location for a distribution facility,” said Bill Abington, executive vice president of global operations for Medline....

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Medline eyes southeast distribution center

January 17, 2019HME News Staff

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Medline wants to open a 660,000-square-foot warehouse distribution center here that could ultimately employ 400 people, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. “It will be essentially a healthcare supply-chain center,” Dmitry Dukhan, vice president of real estate for Medline Industries, told the newspaper. If approved, construction is expected to start in the third quarter of 2019 and finish in mid-2021. Medline has more than 20,000 employees worldwide and a portfolio...

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In brief: Lincare settles, DME MAC highlights top errors

May 18, 2018HME News Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Lincare will pay $875,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by employees whose information may have been exposed in a “phishing attack.”The lawsuit stems from an incident on Feb. 3, 2017, when a cyber-criminal posing as a high-level Lincare executive emailed a Lincare human resources employee and requested W-2 information for all employees. The HR employee responded with attached W-2 data for a certain number of employees of Lincare and its affiliates.On Feb. 10, 2017, Lincare...

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Medline launches online store

May 16, 2018HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Medline has launched PersonalCareDirect.com, its first online consumer store offering products to residents of assisted living communities. PersonalCareDirect.com includes essential personal care products, such as incontinence supplies, skin health products, mobility aids, oral care necessities and nutritional supplements. The website also features education to help families select the correct products. “Families spend a great deal of time trying to find quality, reliable...

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In brief: Coloplast buys another provider, Medline triples footprint

December 29, 2017HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Coloplast, which has its U.S. headquarters here but is based in Denmark, announced this month that it has acquired SAS Lilial for a cash consideration of EUR 35.5m or DKK 264m.Lilial is a privately owned French company that distributes catheter and ostomy supplies nationally. It provides patients with products from several different manufacturers, including Coloplast.“The acquisition of SAS Lilial is part of our strategy of pursuing inorganic opportunities to accelerate...

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Medline nearly triples footprint in Maryland

December 20, 2017HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Medline is nearly tripling its footprint in Maryland with the construction of a 1.1 million-square-foot distribution center in the Principio Business Park in Perryville. The new center, which will replace the company's current Havre de Grace facility, will be LEED-certified and is expected to create more than 200 new jobs over the next six years, according to a press release from the Maryland Department of Commerce. The center is one of 40 strategically located across the county, from...

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Medline, ROi announce agreements for wound care, incontinence

December 12, 2017HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Medline has been awarded two new agreements with Resource Optimization & Innovation through its Pre-Commitment Program. Per the agreements, ROi members will have access to a portfolio of products related to traditional wound care and incontinence categories, including gauze, bandages, abdominal pads, underpads and briefs. “Medline is honored to have been chosen as a collaborative partner with ROi for basic wound care and incontinence items,” said Dan Johns, vice president,...

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Single-source contract 'promotes favoritism'

August 28, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AMARILLO, Texas - HME providers in Texas have solid ground to stand on when it comes to their criticism of a new Medicaid contract that makes Medline a single-source provider of 244 DME supplies, says an industry attorney.Pam Colbert, a member of the Health Care Group at the law firm Brown & Fortunato, outlined a number of ways the contract violates Texas law in her complaint on behalf of Alliance Medical Supply, a provider in San Antonio.It's anything but competitivePer the Texas Government Code...

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