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MUNDELEIN, Ill Medline Industries, the nations largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies, recently was awarded a three-year national agreement to deliver advanced wound and skin care products for Amerinet, a leading health care group purchasing organization (GPO).
The agreement will provide cutting edge advanced wound care products at significant savings to Amerinets membership of more than 22,000 healthcare facilities in the U.S. The contract helps solidify Medlines position as a leading provider of advanced wound care products to the U.S. healthcare marketplace.
The agreement, effective Jan. 1, 2005, covers a multitude of products, used in the treatment of chronic wounds including advanced wound care dressings, skin care, transparent dressings and silver dressings
We are excited about this new agreement with Amerinet and believe we can provide its membership with high quality products, said Jack Hannemann, Medlines vice president of national accounts. We have cutting-edge products and comprehensive clinical support to help Amerinet members provide the highest quality in patient care.
Medline now has more than 50 wound care product specialists supporting its sales force and are available to help Amerinet members. In addition, Medline has more than 750 sales representatives as well as on-staff clinical specialists and registered nurses who assist in implement standardization and utilization programs.