«Supply chain shortages and slowdowns continue to dominate the news cycle, a set of issues that the healthcare system has been dealing with since the start of Covid-19. From personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supply shortages, to drug, resource and staffing limitations, healthcare delivery organizations have been hit with challenges from all sides, and have increasingly relied on new approaches and industry partnerships to make it through. 

Across the healthcare supply chain, industry stakeholders and patients have had a tough past 18 months — and many face a long road to recovery ahead. From a lack of timely, consumable data and poor visibility into what’s driving supply chain failures, to a lack of information sharing and interoperability, the majority of healthcare supply chain obstacles were “hiding” in plain sight long before the pandemic.»

Article written by Seth Joseph | Photo by ADOBE STOCK