Press ReleasesMedline, ROi Announce Two New Agreements on Traditional Wound Care and Incontinence Products

Medline, ROi Announce Two New Agreements on Traditional Wound Care and Incontinence Products

ROi Members Benefit from Savings as Part of Pre-Commitment Program

By Medline Newsroom Staff | December 8, 2017

Northfield, Ill., December 8, 2017 – Medline, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical products with patient-centered solutions, services and expertise across the continuum of care, today announced it has been awarded two new agreements with Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi) through ROi’s Pre-Commitment Program. The three-year collaboration will take effect on Feb. 1, 2018.

ROi’s Pre-Commitment Program is designed to generate significant value for ROi members through high-quality, clinically validated supplies sourced at the lowest price, made possible through the members’ pre-committed purchasing volume. ROi serves more than 250 hospitals and 2,800 non-acute facilities across the U.S.

Medline awarded new agreements with Resource Optimization & Innovation. Members will have access to traditional wound care and incontinence products.

“Our members are experiencing tremendous benefits from the ROi Pre-Commitment Program,” explains Joshua Sandler, vice president, group purchasing, ROi. “We will continue to work closely with our supplier partners to provide opportunities like the Medline agreements for our members.”

Through the Medline 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.  These agreements will provide the highest quality products to help improve patient care for the ROi membership. Medline’s and ROi’s aligned goals in driving clinical outcomes, coupled with Medline’s breadth of high quality products at competitive pricing, were the driving forces in the award,” says Dan Johns, vice president, national accounts, Medline.

About Medline

Medline is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the healthcare industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions that help customers achieve both clinical and financial success. Headquartered in Northfield, Ill., the company offers 550,000+ medical devices and support services through more than 1,600 direct sales representatives who are dedicated points of contact for customers across the continuum of care.  For more information on Medline, go to or to connect with Medline on its social media channels.

About Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi)

Based in St. Louis, Missouri, ROi believes in the power of provider collaboration to transform health care. A recognized leader in supply chain management, ROi serves health care organizations across the United States that share a passion for supply chain excellence. As a provider-owned supply chain organization, ROi delivers a range of cost management and supply chain services, focusing on all aspects of supply chain from planning through fulfillment and consumption to ensure the highest quality of care is delivered in the most cost effective manner. For more information, visit:

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