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Medline launches wound care series 

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has launched a new series of chronic wound care courses designed to enhance clinical knowledge of chronic wounds. Created by Medline clinical volunteers as part of the company's Global Health Initiative, the four-course series is available in both English and Spanish and is free of charge through Medline University. "Despite chronic wounds having been recognized as a global health epidemic years ago, wound care still to this day is not a specialty in...

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In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low

January 10, 2014HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS's performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). “Given the billion of dollars awarded to Medicare Administrative Contractors and the critical role they play in administering the Medicare program, effective oversight of performance is important to ensure that they are adequately processing claims,” the OIG states. The OIG based its findings on a performance...

101 mobility, active healthcare, BGS Pharmacy Partners, Carolina's Home Medical Equipment, Centegra Health System, CMS, cpap, DeVilbiss, EHR, Finnegan Medical Supply


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Centegra goes with Medline for supplies distribution

January 10, 2014HME News Staff

MUNDELEIN, Ill. - Medline Industries is now the preferred medical and surgical supplies distributor for Centegra Health System, which expects to save $1 million in supply-chain costs as a result of the arrangement, according to a Jan. 9 release. The three-year deal is expected to be worth $30 million, the companies said. “Medline's manufacturer-direct approach and supply chain management expertise are critical to driving down cost,” said David Tomlinson, Centegra CFO, in the release....

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Medline taps new CFO

January 17, 2013HME News Staff

MUNDELEIN, Ill. - Medline Industries has named Kristofer Howard CFO, according to a press release. Howard joins the company after more than a dozen years in finance and accounting at Baxter and KPMG. At Medline, Howard will be responsible for the company's global finance and accounting organization. “His strong global finance experience in the medical device industry will be invaluable as our business continues to expand both domestically and internationally,” Jim Abrams, Medline's CEO,...

Baxter, KPMG, Kristofer Howard, Medline Industries


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