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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.

A Bedside View From the Office: The Benefits of Automating VAE Surveillance Data

By Martie L. MooreMedical DevicesLeave a Comment


When the new ventilator-associated event standards and definitions were released in January 2013, there were questions on what this meant for prevention and reporting. First, what exactly did these new definitions mean for treatment going forward? Second, with a new algorithm that was much more objective, sensitive, and specific, would it now be easier to assess progress and pinpoint where additional changes … Read More

The Bad Things That Cannot Be Seen

By Martie L. MooreHot Topics


Recently, I was standing in an airport restroom washing my hands and had the opportunity to listen to an argument between a little four-year-old girl and a woman I presumed was her mother.  The mother was trying to explain to her child why it was important to wash her hands.  How do you explain to a little girl that her … Read More

Caring for America: More is Caught Than Taught

By Martie L. MooreVoices From The FieldLeave a Comment


Through this Caring for America blog, I’ve had the honor of speaking with some incredible clinicians who are making a difference in the lives of patients far and wide.  The conversations are candid, honest.  And after speaking with Margaret from Kentucky, this interview truly touched my heart.  As we celebrate National Nursing Assistants Week, it’s a time to recognize the men and women who … Read More

Caring for America: Healing in the Heartland

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Nearly 60 million people live in rural America. For nurses serving this population, providing comprehensive care can be a tall order. We want to open National Nurses Week with a glimpse from the heartland. Carol from Indiana shares how big problems don’t just happen in the big city and why she’s approaching retirement with optimism for the field. MARTIE: Happy National … Read More