Supply chain management

Feb 18, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration, in its first enforcement operation with the government of India, recently stopped about 500 shipments of unapproved prescription drugs and combination medical devices from reaching U.S. consumers, the agency announced.
Feb 3, 2020
Karen Conway, vice president of health care value at Global Healthcare Exchange, noted recently in HealthData Management that various technologies will help supply chain leaders in their organizational mission to facilitate better care at lower costs.
May 9, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing on lowering prescription drugs prices, which focused on the drug supply chain.
Nov 5, 2018
AHA opposes tariffs that have been imposed on medical equipment and medical products imported from China that are used in hospitals, as well as potential tariffs under consideration that would impact the health care field.
Aug 14, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a public workshop Sept. 5-6 on “Medical Product Shortages during Disasters: Opportunities to Predict, Prevent and Respond.”
Aug 14, 2018
The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management yesterday presented its 2018 George R. Gossett Leadership Award to Deborah Sprindzunas, who has served as the association’s executive director for the past 20 years.
Feb 8, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration today approved a domestic system for producing Technetium-99m, the most widely used radioisotope for nuclear medical imaging.
Feb 1, 2018
Hospitals are experiencing shortages of sterile water used to reconstitute certain medications for injection.
Jan 29, 2018
Baxter Healthcare Corp. Friday updated U.S. hospital customers on its efforts to address a critical shortage of intravenous solutions since Hurricane Maria impacted its manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico.