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Better Products, Better Outcomes
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Did you know that nursing assistants provide up to 90% of the daily hands-on care in long-term care settings?

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To celebrate #HandHygieneDay and bring awareness to the struggles surrounding the key ties between hand hygiene compliance, infection prevention and skin health, we turn to our experts for insights. 

Let’s make 2015 a record-breaking year for hand hygiene compliance rates. 

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For #NationalDoctorsDay, let’s take a minute to acknowledge and bring awareness to the challenges physicians are currently facing or will be battling in 2015.

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In April, CMS will add five-star HCAHPS Star Ratings to the website.

What are some of the steps you are taking to ensure your patients get a five-star experience in your hospital?

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"SmartCare...allows us to care for our patients in a more meaningful way while serving them quickly and efficiently, and being aware of their true condition day or night."

- Betsy McLaughlin, Branch Director and Vice President of Specialty Programs, Southeastern Home Health Services

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“Cancer had a chance to break me down, but I was determined to fight back with strength and positivity.” - Former “Dancing with the Stars” host and #breastcancer survivor Samantha Harris

On March 9, Samantha helped us get nearly 1,000 operating room nurses from across the country up and dancing to kick off the 2015 Medline +Pink Glove Dance Video Competition.

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Medline Chief Nursing Officer Martie Moore believes "supply chain needs to be thinking in a larger, more global way about ‪#‎healthcare‬ and perform at a higher level to get meaningful outcomes."

That requires considering not only supply chain costs but also reducing healthcare costs. http://bit.ly/1EZ9sIM
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Hospital discharge plans are a big part of reducing readmissions, yet surprisingly, there is no standardized hospital discharge tool; subsequently, hospitals are largely creating their own tools and readjusting them as needed.

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Caregivers might assume that once a person becomes incontinent, it cannot be reversed.

“Changing the negative stigma requires a holistic approach to reducing episodes of #incontinence. This can be achieved by increasing residents' and care providers' awareness of the topic of continence management.” - Medline VP of Clinical Services Amin Setoodeh

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Join Medline in the fight against breast cancer as we launch our 5th Annual +Pink Glove Dance Video Competition, the only #breastcancer prevention campaign to bring healthcare workers, patients, survivors and supporters together through the joy of dancing: bit.ly/1xdgCTf #PinkGloveDance
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