coronavirus pandemic

How Advocate Aurora Health Built a PPE Warehouse in Days

One of the interesting things about our vantage point in this industry, at this time, is the wealth of inspirational stories we are seeing every day. One such story comes from Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee, which was featured in a recent Healthcare Purchasing News article.

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Advocate Aurora’s distribution center quickly reached capacity. The Advocate Aurora team supply chain team needed to set up a warehouse to provide PPE in support of their clinicians and patients – and fast.

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The Healthcare Supply Chain of the Future

The healthcare supply chain.  MedSpeed has been a player in this space now for two decades and never has this topic been more on the minds of healthcare leaders, not to mention the citizenry at large, than today amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Unfortunately, at the pandemic’s outset, this was largely a story of shortages.  Over time, however, this narrative has evolved more and more around examples of ingenuity and creativity in building new supply chain pathways to support the fight against this insidious threat.

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