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Archive for January, 2014

Targeted Advocacy Enhances Patient Safety and Supply Chain Integrity

Targeted Advocacy Enhances Patient Safety and Supply Chain Integrity

Our industry celebrated a major victory in 2013 when, after years of advocacy efforts, national pedigree legislation was signed into law. This is great news for providers because it allows manufacturers and distributors to conduct business more effectively and efficiently across all 50 states, enhancing patient safety and supply chain integrity. Providers and suppliers alike [...]

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Posted in: Advocacy and Gov Affairs, HIDA News, How distributors make a difference, Policy Outlook & Analysis, Special Features

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Inventory Cures for What Ails You

Inventory Cures for What Ails You

Brrr – it’s been cold on the east coast! The arctic blast reminds us that good supply chain management includes planning for weather emergencies and other unexpected events. Some providers have told me that the possibility of a snowstorm, disaster, or epidemic has kept them from adopting JIT or other reduced-inventory programs. But I’ve heard [...]

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Posted in: Case Studies, Efficient Access, Emergency preparedness & contingency planning

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