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Martie L. Moore

Martie L. Moore

RN, MAOM, CPHQ, Medline Chief Nursing Officer

Martie L. Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ, is the chief nursing officer at Medline. As CNO, Moore develops forward-thinking, solution-driven clinical programs, as well as new products and educational services. Prior to joining Medline, Martie was the chief nursing officer at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore. Under her leadership, Providence St. Vincent earned a third and fourth designation for Magnet.


Exposing Pressure Injury Problems in the Operating Room

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Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are costing hospitals billions of dollars in treatment.1 For major surgeries, HAPUs are adding 44 percent to the hospital costs. More research is being done, but research shows per patient, the cost of treatment is running $20,000 to $70,000. To learn more about focusing on the operating room to reduce the number of pressure injuries I spoke … Read More

Not A Drill: 4 Emergency Preparedness Planning “Must Haves” Often Overlooked

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Patients evacuated. Backup generators turned on. Water was rushing in and all around them. This wasn’t a drill. This was real life for healthcare providers in Texas, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina over the last few weeks. Through my experience, it’s not just about writing a plan, to then be put into a binder and shelved. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma … Read More

Listening to the Story Behind the Data

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Gloves are like a second skin for clinicians but that hasn’t always been the case. It wasn’t until 1992. That’s when OSHA published its Bloodborne Pathogens Standard which required employees to use gloves, and other forms of personal protective equipment, to help limit occupational exposure. This marked a major shift in healthcare. Yet, this “second skin” has taken gloves from revolutionary … Read More

Medline Celebrates National Nurses Week

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During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Medline would like to thank nurses everywhere for their dedication to healthcare. Throughout the week, we encourage you to get involved in the conversation. Industry experts will share health and wellness tips right here on our blog and Medline will be doing Facebook Live on Tuesday, May 9 (10:30 am CDT) in which a personal … Read More

Social Determinants: Buzzword or Emerging Thoughts and Actions?

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Two words are spreading in healthcare and they’re having a widespread impact — social determinants.  Social determinants of health are the “structural determinants and conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.”1   Essentially, we’re looking at how those conditions impact your daily life.  Your health starts at home and in your neighborhood. For example, in rural America the White House … Read More