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Top stories of 2019

The Newsroom reviews your favorite stories from the past year

By Medline Newsroom Staff | December 31, 2019

From creating novel infection prevention solutions to launching a new awards program, 2019 has been packed with change. Before looking ahead at what’s to come, the Medline Newsroom has taken a moment to look back at your favorite stories of the year. Here are the top 5 that made the list:


1) Medline launches ReadyPrep™ CHG Pre-Saturated Cloths to Battle Post-Operative Hospital-Acquired Infections

Health facilities struggle to eliminate surgical site infections but in 2019 found a new tool to aid them in the fight. This year Medline launched ReadyPrep™ CHG cloths, the company’s a first FDA-approved antiseptic cloths. Learn more about this solution and how it fits into Medline’s infection prevention portfolio.


2) How an IDN generated $2 million in savings in just one week

After attending a week-long summit at Medline, clinicians and supply chain experts from Bon Secours Mercy Health walked away having generated $2 million in savings. Learn what their experts had to say about the experience and the importance of standardizing products, processes and education.


3) Five community health centers awarded Medline grants to help advance community care needs

2019 was the first year The Medline Foundation began awarding grants to community health centers through Medline’s Community Impact Grant Program. Discover who the first recipients of the grants were and how they’re using funds to improve quality care.


4) One Home Health Agency’s Approach to Self-Management to Drive Wound Care Success

Enabling patients to better manage wounds at home is increasingly critical to clinical success. Find out how Medline was able to help Advocate Aurora Health train 400+ clinicians on self-managing wounds, and how sharing this knowledge will help patients.


5) Medline named Tribune top workplace

2019 marked the ninth time in the past 10 years Medline was named a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace. The company, which has more than 700 new hires in the Chicago area alone, boasts more than 24,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about this achievement and Medline’s plan for sustaining its success.

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Medline Newsroom Staff

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Medline's newsroom staff researches and reports on the latest news and trends in healthcare.

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