COVID-19 has been relentless for healthcare supply chain teams. A never-ending series of shocks have resulted in rising costs (the average ICU’s medical supplies increased in cost by 31.5% since 2019[i]) and decreasing fill rates (healthcare fill rates are resting at around 82%[ii]; the average hospital dealing with 800 to 1,000 backorders per day[iii]). These and other acute supply chain challenges make hospitals more dangerous places to receive care.[iv]
American Medical Association Podcast “Making the Rounds”: Making the Rounds with John Bass, Founder & CEO of Hashed Health
John Bass, Founder & CEO of Hashed Health, joins the AMA for a discussion on the use of technology as a foundation for improving the physician and patient experience.
EO 14017 instructed the US government to comprehensively review critical US supply chains to identify risks, address vulnerabilities, and develop resilience strategies. The report was released in June after an analysis that extended across the FDA, HHS, and a dozen other federal agencies.