MUNDELEIN,Ill., Oct. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From new instrument reprocessing solutions and a new face mask that inactivates flu viruses to innovative surgical gloves and advances in anesthesia products, Medline Industries, Inc. is introducing a number of innovative solutions for ambulatory surgery centers at this week's annual Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Conference in Chicago.
"Reimbursement cuts are impacting everyone's bottom line, which is why our primary goal is to partner with surgery centers to improve the health of their practice by streamlining the supply chain and by enhancing patient outcomes," said Doug Golwas, Medline's senior vice president responsible for the surgery center market.
Following are some of the new products Medline (booth number 29) will introduce and demonstrate at Becker's ASC Conference this week:
Industry experts from Medline are also featured speakers at the conference. Lorri Downs, BSN, MS, RN, CIC, will be discussing "Making the business case for infection prevention to key stakeholders" on Thursday, October 25 from 3:15 – 3:55 p.m.; and Golwas will be part of a panel of experts discussing "How to increase profits in challenging times" on Friday, October 26 from 10:50 – 11:30 a.m.
As the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of health care products, Medline manufactures and distributes more than 125,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, physician offices, home care dealers and retailers. Recently named one of the "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare," Medline is headquartered in Mundelein, Ill. and has more than 1,100 dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line and cost management services.
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