May 24, 2024

Supply chain stress fractures demand rock-solid continuity planning

More than 4 years after personal protective equipment production and inventories crashed amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the “new normal” in healthcare supply chains seems to be “uncertainty.” Although hospital margins are improving and patient volumes are trending upward, “stress fractures continue to remain in place,” says Michael Schiller, CMRP, executive director of the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association (AHA).

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