Tag: supply chain


Healthcare Industry Least Likely to Increase Funding for Supply Chain Defense

November 11, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

BlueVoyant’s third annual global insights report focuses attention on how organisations are moving past problem identification and mitigating cyber risk challenges within supply chain vendors. The report also sheds light on the challenges identified by the respondents of 2022 in […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Focusing on quality in the medical device supply chain

July 29, 2022


Due to a growing and ageing population, demand for medical devices is ever-increasing. By 2030, GlobalData forecasts the medical devices market ­­­to reach a value of $700bn. As the industry grows, there is an increasing focus on quality management across […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

The Covid effect: How to navigate long lead times for medical device components

September 16, 2021


Last year, the global pandemic impacted procurement heavily, highlighting just how susceptible the medical device supply chain is to disruption. When the virus first hit in March, factory shutdowns meant that many lead times for components and raw materials doubled […]


How the pandemic changed pharmaceutical logistics, putting patients first

July 2, 2021


“The pandemic changed everything. We jumped forward five years in a very short time,” says Philip Ysebaert, enterprise account director at UPS Healthcare. While this is true for many areas of life, Ysebaert is talking specifically about the dramatic rise […]


The Case for a More Secure Healthcare Supply Chain to Safeguard the Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

February 5, 2021

Via: HITECH Answers

As our anticipation for the coronavirus vaccine grows, so do our questions. When will a vaccine be available in sufficient quantities? How will it be allocated? But the one question that healthcare leaders should also be asking—but probably aren’t— is […]


Amazon looks to supply chain as possible entry point for healthcare

February 15, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

(Bloomberg)— may have big ambitions to shake up healthcare, but it appears to be starting small. The Internet giant is angling to become the go-to source for basic medical supplies such as latex gloves, bandages and sutures. While that’s not […]


Your next supply chain recruit may not need healthcare experience

May 23, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Need a good supply chain manager for your hospital or healthcare system? These days, you might have some luck finding them outside of healthcare. “We have to be more receptive to doing things differently,” said David Lopez, COO for Parkland […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Report finds medical products influence patient satisfaction

September 16, 2016

Via: Modern Healthcare

Patient satisfaction isn’t just about the way patients are treated by physicians and staff. The equipment and products used in healthcare facilities can have a significant impact on patient opinion, according to an industry report. Patients’ biggest gripe with providers […]


3 strategies to save money on hospital drug costs

September 2, 2016

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

The cost of prescription drugs is one of the most difficult expenses to manage for many hospitals, and prices are steadily rising – even for generics. To get medication spending under control, facilities must consider unique strategies and solutions. An […]

Med Tech

Healthcare Supply Chain Report Reveals Key Growth Segments in 2015

March 21, 2016

Via: Hitconsultant

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) released fourth quarter 2015 data on distributed sales in both Medical Surgical (med-surg) and Clinical Laboratory (clin-lab) product segments in healthcare. The new GHX Market Intelligence “By the Numbers” quarterly report reported that the med-surg […]