Lessons from COVID: How It Made Virtua Health’s Supply Chain Stronger

As was true across the healthcare space, the pandemic challenged the supply chain of our client, Virtua Health.  Based in Marlton, N.J., Virtua found itself on the frontlines of the early COVID surge in the New York Tri-State area last spring.

Virtua’s AVP of support services, Bill Christie, runs the system’s supply chain operations for over 200 different care sites. He recently sat down with 4sight Health to talk about how his organization was able to pivot to meet the overwhelming demands of the pandemic. From assembling ventilators in house, to utilizing shipping containers to store additional inventory, the article recaps some of the extraordinary things the Virtua team did last year, as well as Bill’s lessons learned.

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Illuminating the Impact on Care Delivery

The events of this past year have compelled reflection on MedSpeed’s role in healthcare and our impact on patients. Most days, it can be hard to see that impact in a tangible way. Even watching our MedSpeeders moving crates of PPE, bags of specimens or totes of pharma, our effect on the care continuum can lie below the surface.

But over the course of a severe January and February, there have been a number of incredible stories that illuminated the effect our team has on care delivery.

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