Supply chain enables hospital level care at home - Medically Necessary
On today's episode Matt speaks to Rami Karjian, CEO of Medically Home, about what the supply chain looks like for hospital-to-home programs, how the pandemic changed the health care industry’s perception of those programs and what the future of hospital care might look like.
Tracking drugs through the supply chain - Medically Necessary
Many hospitals use RFID tags to track the location of expensive medical equipment or keep tabs on supply levels of personal protective equipment. The RFID tracking company Impinj hopes to provide better visibility into healthcare supply chains.
Getting COVID-19 vaccines to hard-to-reach patients - Medically Necessary
Many people are getting vaccines from retail pharmacies or mass vaccination sites. However, those locations might be hard for some people to get to, especially if they live far away or have mobility issues. The telepharmacy company AdhereHealth has been working to reach those people by bringing v...
A supply chain for telemedicine - Medically Necessary
Many hospital systems saw telehealth visits skyrocket during 2020, and some providers are expecting telehealth appointments to remain well above pre-pandemic levels. That means health care supply chain professionals will need to adjust.
The pandemic’s effect on the importance of supply chain - Medically Necessary
Some researchers and business leaders believe the pandemic has changed the strategic importance of the supply chain. It used to be that the health care supply chain was all about reducing costs. After the pandemic, that focus has shifted to include resiliency.
FourKite's new partnership with Cardinal Health - Medically Necessary
On today’s episode of Medically Necessary Matt Blois, Health Care supply chain analyst for FreightWaves, speaks with Matt Elenjickal, Founder & CEO of Fourkites, about the company's new partnership with Cardinal Health.
The challenge of scaling up global vaccine production - Medically Necessary
In the inaugural episode of FreightWaves newest show Medically Necessary, Matt Blois speaks with Robert Handfield, Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University, about the enormous challenge of scaling up global vaccine production.