Supply Chain E-Newsletter
October 30, 2019

1. FDA warns of critical medical device shortages Full story

2. UPS expanding healthcare warehouse, distribution network Full story

3. Walgreens to reduce number of in-store clinics Full story 

4. 'How much does your hospital waste on unused, unorganized supplies? Find out — and learn how to stop the waste — in this webinar. Register here

5. How Tampa General reuses sterile supplies to help the homeless Full story 

6. Proposed Illinois bill threatens to close Medline sterilization facility Full story

7. 5 Must Reads: 

  • Keep cybercriminals out of patient data without burdening physicians — Learn more
  • Is your organization taking action in the wrong areas? Learn why your data may be lying to you 
  • Crowd-sourced information can be insufficient in treating many conditions. These 3 steps can help your care teams stay aligned with better content. 
  • In just one year, 16M patient records were exposed or stolen in the US - Learn how to help protect your patient’s data 
  • Protecting your investment | Tips to improve performance of employed providers.  Learn how

8. FDA task force attributes drug shortages to low generic prices, 'broken marketplace' Full story 

9. J&J found no trace of asbestos in follow up tests Full story

10. Ohio hospital places nurse on administrative leave after derogatory Facebook post Full story 

11. The key Banner Health's supply chain savings? Analytics. Click here to read a Q&A with Banner's Strategic Sourcing Director.

12. Abbott to spend $37M to open Indiana device manufacturing facility Full story

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