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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.

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

Happy National Nurses Week!

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National Nurses Week! There has never been a more critical need for nurses than now. We face a rapidly growing aging population. Our healthcare system is absorbing millions of newly insured Americans. Medical problems continue to become more and more complex. And, because nurses spend more time in direct contact with patients than physicians do, the patient experience is highly … Read More

We Can and Must Be Better at Hand Hygiene

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In my 30 years of nursing, I was diligent and mindful. I was meticulous to the point of paranoia as clinicians should be. But after 30 long years, it happened: C. diff came for me unexpectedly, leaving me feeling vulnerable and defeated. I touched a patient’s bedside table innocently. That’s where the disease lingered. These types of transmitted diseases can change anyone … Read More