Following the COVID-19 pandemic, politicians and corporate executives vowed to increase supply chain resiliency. Often, the plans to do that are vague. In early 2020, Vizient implemented a program that aims to do something about it.
Under normal circumstances, health care providers simply order the supplies they need. In a disaster, the typical supply channels may not be an option, or health care providers may not be able to afford to buy products. That’s where humanitarian aid distributors step in.
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.