Rochester Regional Health and Medline partner to enhance supply chain strategy and outcomes
Medline selected as the health system’s prime vendor of medical supplies – addressing the full continuum of care
By Medline Newsroom Staff | December 9, 2021
Medline has entered into a prime vendor partnership with New York -based Rochester Regional Health. The two organizations will collaborate to identify new strategies to enhance operational and clinical efficiencies throughout Rochester Regional’s service area, which includes Western New York, the Finger Lakes, and St. Lawrence County. The nine-hospital health system is also comprised of more than 350 lab, outpatient, and post-acute care facilities, addressing the full continuum of care.
“One of our ongoing priorities is to ensure our team has access to the resources they need, so our patients continue getting the great care they deserve,” explained Emily O’Banion, senior vice president of integrated health care delivery for Rochester Regional Health. “We look forward to working with Medline to continue to find innovative and efficient solutions to an increasingly complex supply chain.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Rochester Regional Health will have the ability to easily monitor key metrics such as item utilization, contract compliance, price accuracy and spend by product categories through an online reporting tool from Medline. Additionally, Rochester Regional Health will have access to an extensive portfolio of essential medical supplies, logistics services and solutions to help further enhance patient outcomes and streamline supply chain operations.
“Medline teams go to great lengths to truly understand a system’s obstacles,” says Ron Barrett, vice president at Medline. “We are excited to partner with Rochester Regional Health to become an extension of their team and together create customized solutions to help healthcare run better.”