Experts Share a Real-Life Look at Care Transitions

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PAC panel blog 6-10-16

Medline recently hosted a distinguished panel of thought leaders at our Post-Acute Care sales meeting. Hailing from both post-acute and acute care, these experts gathered to discuss care transitions, challenges and new healthcare models that are driving better care for patients across the continuum of care, sharing expert opinion and real-life behind-the-scenes looks at the challenges that post-acute care facilities are … Read More

Four Strategies to Elevating Your ASC’s Profitability

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Beckers blog 6-15-16

What are some of the best ways to elevate your ambulatory surgery center’s (ASC) profitability? Four industry experts recently shared their expertise at Becker’s 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference +The Future of Spine. These experts, which included Medline Vice President of National Accounts Roe Riggio, discussed key profitability strategies such as: Sidestepping four common mistakes; Recruiting … Read More

Could Supply Chain Manage All Hospital Inventory?

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HPN blog 6-9-16

Supply chain plays a large and vital role in ensuring proper product availability so that each customer along the way—think hospital, care provider or patient—receives exactly what they need when they need it. This inventory management is a complex process, and there are varying opinions on who should handle it. Healthcare Purchasing News spoke with several supply chain experts, including … Read More

Medication Disposal System Geared to LTC

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McKnights Drug Buster placement blog 6-8-16

There’s a buzz around nurse Sherry Day’s Drug Buster® medication disposal system. In a long-term care market where 70 percent of nurses surveyed told Medline they disposed of old medications by mixing with kitty litter or coffee grounds, Day’s creation is a game-changer. Click here to read more about how this system can help facilitate easy and safe medication disposal. Read … Read More

Drug Disposal: Getting LTC Facilities to Think Beyond Kitty Litter

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Drug Buster blog 6-1-16

Annually, nearly 8.4 million people receive support from long-term care, including home health agencies, nursing homes, hospices, residential care communities and adult day service centers. Many people who receive long-term care also take multiple medications. For years, staff members have been disposing of unused and expired prescription drugs by flushing them down the toilet, mixing them with kitty litter or … Read More