SOURCE: Medline Industries, Inc.


April 12, 2010 13:01 ET

Medline Named "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare"

Becker's Publications Recognize Company for "Excellence in Promoting Teamwork, Professional Development"

MUNDELEIN, IL--(Marketwire - April 12, 2010) -  Medline Industries, Inc. has been named one of the "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for 2010 by Becker's ASC Review and Becker's Hospital Review, well respected industry publications.

According to Becker's, the list was developed "through nominations, recommendations and research, and the organizations were selected for their demonstrated excellence in creating a work environment promoting teamwork, professional development and quality patient care."

According to the story on Becker's website, here's what makes Medline a "Best Place to Work":

"The fastest growing distributor of medical and surgical supplies in the U.S. during the past five years, Medline is the primary distributor to over 250 major hospitals and healthcare systems. Its 6,000 employees enjoy comprehensive health benefits, recognition awards, business casual dress, free food and a diverse work environment. After working there 60 days, employees are eligible for high-school diploma and undergraduate course reimbursement, and after a year, employees are eligible for graduate school reimbursement. There is no limit on the annual reimbursement amount. Employees also have access to Medline Financial Services, a non-profit, full-service financial institution that offers competitive interest rates.

"What sets Medline apart, according to its employees, is its 'heart.' Whether it is a company driver volunteering to drive essential medical supplies to a Baltimore hospital during a blizzard or more than 600 employees giving up a Saturday to renovate a local school, Medline employees are proud of their commitment to the greater community."

About Medline Industries, Inc. 
Medline, the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products, manufactures and distributes more than 100,000 products to hospitals, extended-care facilities, surgery centers, home care dealers and agencies and other markets. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., Medline has more than 800 dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line and cost management services. 

Meeting the highest level of national and international quality standards, Medline is FDA QSR compliant and ISO certified 13485:2003. Medline serves on major industry quality committees to develop guidelines and standards for medical product use, including the FDA Midwest Steering Committee, AAMI Sterilization and Packaging Committee and various ASTM committees. For more information on Medline, visit our Web site,

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