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University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Selects Medline as its Prime Vendor Distributor

Medline brand products, logistics support and supply chain capabilities drive savings for medical center

MUNDELEIN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) in Las Vegas, Nev., recently selected Medline Industries, Inc. as its prime vendor distributor for medical and surgical supplies. The three-year partnership is expected to deliver nearly $2 million in savings to the medical center by driving distribution, product and supply chain efficiencies. The agreement is valued at approximately $52.5 million over the term of the contract.

“150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare”

Medline will service UMC from its San Bernardino, Calif. distribution center, located just three hours west of UMC. From there, the company will deliver its Medline branded products, as well as other national brand supplies at significant savings directly to UMC. Medline will also deliver cost savings and efficiencies by providing product standardization and utilization solutions, as well as offering enhanced reporting capabilities to help the facility better monitor and control costs. Overall, Medline has more than 40 distribution centers strategically located throughout the United States.

About Medline

As the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of health care products, Medline manufactures and distributes more than 350,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, physician offices, home care agencies and providers, and retailers. Named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare,” by Becker’s Healthcare, Medline is headquartered in Mundelein, Ill. and has more than 1,200 dedicated sales representatives to support its broad product line and cost management services. For more information on Medline, go to www.medline.com or www.medline.com/social-media to connect with Medline on a variety of social media channels.

About the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

UMC is the only public, non-profit hospital in Clark County and operates the state’s only Level I Trauma Center and Organ Transplant Center, Level II Pediatric Trauma, and Lions Burn Care Center. UMC is home to Children’s Hospital of Nevada, the only one of its kind in the Silver State that is recognized by the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI.) UMC and Children's Hospital of Nevada offer the highest level of care within 10,000 square miles. UMC is affiliated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and serves as the state’s major clinical campus. Through its affiliation with the School of Medicine, residency programs in emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, family practice, general surgery and pediatrics are offered at UMC. UMC operates several Quick Care and Primary Care clinics around Clark County. UMC is home to several specialty service lines including orthopedics, pediatrics, neonatology, cardiology, neurology, and oncology, among others. Visit www.umcsn.com and childrenshospitalofnevada.org for more information.

Contacts

Medline
John Marks, (847) 643-3309
jmarks@medline.com