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Sue MacInnes

Sue MacInnes

Medline Chief Market Solutions Officer

Sue MacInnes is Medline’s chief market solutions officer. With more than 30 years of healthcare experience as a clinician, chief executive and thought leader, MacInnes is driving new strategies designed to help Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) systems successfully manage integration, cost, quality, and outcomes as well as patient preference, loyalty and awareness.

Surprise Coming Soon at AORN 2017

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microphone stage

One of the most exciting conferences that I go to each year is the annual Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Global Surgical Conference and Expo!  I don’t even know how many I have been to now, but it charges me up after a long winter.  It gets me motivated to see old friends.  I get excited about the different … Read More

Two Ways to Build Your Brand for Today’s Consumer

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As many healthcare systems expand their reach through mergers and acquisitions, and tackle new payment methodologies such as mandatory bundled payments and ACO arrangements, they are investing resources in rebranding their organization and integrating the new brand promise in everything they do. Medical supplies may seem like an unlikely avenue to build brand awareness. However, when you think of the … Read More

Drumroll, Please: Meet the Winner of the 2015 Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition

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PGD for 2015

The votes are in. This year, more than 68,000 physicians, administrators, nurses, breast cancer survivors and community members dressed in pink exam gloves to create dance videos for breast cancer awareness. And nearly 60 teams across the U.S. and Canada mobilized to create dance videos for breast cancer awareness. It was all part of the fifth annual Medline Pink Glove … Read More

Connecting Acute Care with Post-Acute Care

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Nursing Home

Ever wonder what would be the biggest cost reduction for your hospital? Doesn’t everyone! In a recent survey by the American Society for Quality (ASM™), results showed that reducing readmission rates would have the most significant impact on reducing U.S. healthcare costs.1 Data also supports that there has been a slight downward trend in readmissions: 18.4% in 2012 as compared … Read More