Lehigh Valley Health Network Chooses Medline as New Prime Vendor Partner

Wednesday, March 06, 2024

Medline and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) have forged a multi-year prime vendor distribution agreement, marking a significant milestone in healthcare supply chain management. LVHN, renowned for its comprehensive care across 13 hospital campuses in eastern Pennsylvania, conducted extensive supplier evaluations before selecting Medline as its exclusive provider of medical and surgical supplies.

The partnership aims to optimize supply chain operations and ensure product availability throughout LVHN's expansive service area. By facilitating streamlined access to supplies, the collaboration empowers LVHN's healthcare professionals to deliver top-notch care to patients on a daily basis. Together, Medline and LVHN will prioritize innovation to drive efficiency and cost savings, aligning with their shared vision of modernizing healthcare delivery.

Supported by Medline's distribution center in Perryville, Maryland, LVHN's hospital campuses will benefit from enhanced demand planning and inventory management, including a low unit of measure (LUM) program. This strategic approach ensures that supplies are replenished daily to meet the forecasted needs of each campus, further reinforcing LVHN's commitment to excellence in patient care.


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