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Medline Joins NPPGov as Vendor Offering Medical Supplies

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NPPGov, the leader in public safety cooperative purchasing, is happy to announce that it has awarded Medline an agreement to be a medical supplies vendor. Medline is the nation’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies.

NPPGov members can now purchase medical supplies from Medline that include:

• Airway Management and Suction Devices

• Gloves

• Glucose Monitoring and Diagnostics Equipment

• Infection Prevention Supplies

• IV and Drug Delivery Tools

• Medical Equipment such as Defibrillators, Monitors, etc.

• Oxygen Equipment

• Patient Handling and Immobilization Items

• Pharmaceuticals Station Supplies

• Training Manikins

• Trauma and First Aid Supplies

“As the foremost distributor of medical supplies in the industry, Medline is a must-have vendor for our over 45,000 members,” said Bill DeMars, Executive Director of NPPGov. “Their catalogue of supplies is among the most complete in the market. We know they will go above and beyond in serving the needs of our membership.”

“The EMS sector continues to evolve on a daily basis and so do the operational challenges our customers face. We are very excited about our partnership with NPPGov because it is programs like this that can help our customers streamline their ordering processes while simultaneously working to improve patient outcomes,” says Rhonda Baliff, Medline EMS division Sales Manager.

NPPGov offers the most extensive selection of Public Safety agreements for products and services to save your department time and money while getting the products you want. In addition to our publicly solicited agreement, NPPGov also offers our department members a discount program for individual members from such vendors as AT&T FirstNet, Adobe Creative Cloud, PODS and more. NPPGov owns all their own agreements and their process is completely RFP-driven, versus price negotiated. This allows organizations to purchase easily by harnessing the buying power of more than 45,000 member organizations.

Membership to NPPGov is free with no purchasing obligations. NPP customer service agents are experts at helping members find real savings of not only money, but also time, during the procurement process. Members have access to a large variety of publicly solicited contracts to simplify purchasing while complying with procurement requirements.

About NPPGov

NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. Our contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to our cooperative contracts is complimentary with no purchasing obligations.

NPPGov serves Government and Nonprofit organizations. Public Safety GPO and Law Enforcement GPO are programs of NPPGov with contracts that focus on Fire/Rescue and Law Enforcement. All members have access to a broad range of publicly solicited contracts with discounted pricing, as well as individual discount programs. NPPGov provides live contract support five days a week with a dedicated team to assist members through all stages of the procurement process.

Benefits of cooperative contracts:

  • Competitively bid, no additional RFP necessary
  • Saves time and money in the procurement process
  • Live contract support

NPPGov is the government division of National Purchasing Partners (NPP), owned by nonprofit hospitals. A substantial portion of NPPGov proceeds help support medical research and healthcare initiatives. Learn more at www.nppgov.com.

About Medline

Medline is a healthcare company: a manufacturer, distributor and solutions provider focused on improving the overall operating performance of healthcare. Medline works with both the country’s largest healthcare systems and independent facilities across the continuum of care to provide the clinical and supply chain resources required for long-term financial viability in delivering high quality care. With the size of one of the country’s largest companies and the agility of a family-owned business, Medline is able to invest in its customers for the long-term and rapidly respond with customized solutions. Headquartered in Northfield, Ill., Medline has 26,000+ employees worldwide, a fleet of nearly 1,000 trucks and does business in more than 90 countries. Learn more about Medline at www.medline.com.

 

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the press release above belong solely to the company/vendor/author and do not necessarily reflect those of EMS World or HMP.

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