Ochsner Health and Medline Partner on Supply Chain Strategy and Results
From providing excellent customer service and superior tracking of Ochsner supplies to improving operational and clinical efficiency as the exclusive medico-surgical distributor of the system, these capabilities will continue to improve the chain. supply chain and its critical role in supporting the high quality care provided by Ochsner hospitals. .
“The COVID-19 pandemic has illustrated the importance of a strong supply chain, and we are delighted to partner with Medline as an exclusive medico-surgical distributor,” said Régine Honoré Villain, chain director. Supply, Ochsner Health. “By working with Medline, we can ensure that our providers have access to the medical products they need to provide the highest level of care to our patients in the communities we serve across. Louisiana and Mississippi. “
Last March, Medline inaugurated a new distribution center in Hammond, Louisiana. This medical-grade facility will stock a wide range of products and tens of millions of dollars of inventory to ensure Medline can meet the health needs of the region, including Ochsner. In addition, the 650,000 square foot facility will create 350 construction jobs and 450 jobs for area residents when fully operational.
As a manufacturer, distributor and strategic partner, the company is well positioned to help healthcare run better. Find out how Medline fits its solutions across the continuum of care by visiting www.medline.com/pages/about-us/.
Medline is a healthcare company: a manufacturer, distributor and solution provider focused on improving the overall operational performance of healthcare. Medline works with both the nation’s largest healthcare systems and independent institutions across the continuum of care to provide the clinical and supply chain resources necessary for the long-term financial sustainability of healthcare delivery. high quality. With the size of one of the largest companies in the country and the agility of a family business, Medline is able to invest in the long term for its clients and respond quickly with personalized solutions. Based at Northfield, Illinois., Medline has more than 27,000 employees worldwide, a fleet of more than 1,200 trucks and operates in more than 125 countries. Learn more about Medline at www.medline.com.
About Ochsner Health
Ochsner Health is a system that provides health to people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the southern Gulf with a mission to serve, heal, lead, educate and innovate. Ochsner Health is a nonprofit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventive screening, health and wellness resources, and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health has cured more than 900,000 people around the world in 2020, providing the latest medical advances and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic diseases and specialized telehealth services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the best hospital in Louisiana and a leading children’s hospital by US News & World Report. As Louisiana A leading health educator, Ochsner Health and its partners train thousands of health professionals each year. Ochsner Health innovates in healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class healthcare more accessible, affordable, convenient and efficient. The Ochsner team of more than 32,000 employees and 4,500 providers strives to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org. To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou.