Dave Jacobs of Medline to Receive NAHCA Generous Spirit Award

Jacobs is the third recipient of the association’s prestigious award

MUNDELEIN, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dave Jacobs, president, post-acute care at Medline,
today received the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA)
Generous Spirit Award for his continued support of the association’s
mission to help elevate the professional standing and performance of
certified nursing assistants (CNA) who care for the frail and elderly.

NAHCA presents this prestigious award during its annual conference. The
award was created in tribute to NAHCA co-founder, Lori Porter’s mother
whose generous spirit gave the association its start. Jacobs will
receive the award in front of nearly 500 CNAs from around the nation at
NAHCA’s annual Key to Quality banquet on June 2 in Des Moines, Iowa.

“Every five years we honor a NAHCA supporter who is beyond generous,
whose spirit helps to keep the NAHCA mission advancing throughout long
term care. Dave is that supporter,” says NAHCA co-founder and CEO, Lori
Porter
. “His ongoing support on behalf of Medline is what allows us
to put on these amazing conferences for our members. He understands the
value of CNAs and their importance to the marketplace Medline serves and
is committed to ensuring they receive the recognition they so richly
deserve.”

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“CNAs play a vital role in the health and well-being of long-term care
residents. That’s why we’re committed to developing innovative programs
and education to help support skin health and awareness, leadership
development and patient care,” says Jacobs. “It is an honor to receive
this award from NAHCA and continue this important collaboration.”

Medline is committed to helping healthcare providers perform at their
very best throughout the entire continuum of care. The company has
created products and solutions
that help clinicians protect
aging skin
, improve quality
care
and provide continuing
education
(CE) through its free online education website, Medline
University.

For more information about NAHCA, visit www.nahcacareforce.org.

About Medline

Medline
is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the health care
industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions that help
customers achieve both clinical and financial success. Headquartered in
Mundelein, Ill., the company offers 350,000+ medical devices and support
services through more than 1,200 direct sales representatives who are
dedicated points of contact for customers across the continuum of care.
For more information on Medline, go to www.medline.com
or http://www.medline.com/social-media
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Contacts

Medline
Caroline Matis, (847) 643-3349
cmatis@medline.com