5 top supply chain stories in July

Below are five of the top supply chain stories published by Becker's Hospital Review in July, beginning with the most popular:

1. Amazon's healthcare supply chain push is losing steam, survey suggests
Amazon's entry into the healthcare supply chain — namely its push to distribute medical supplies and equipment  — has lost momentum, according to Bloomberg, which cited a survey conducted by investment banking company UBS Group.

2. Philadelphia hospital isn't restocking necessary patient supplies, nurses say
A labor union representing nurses at Hahnemann University Hospital, which will be shuttered in September, warned June 29 that the hospital lacks basic supplies to properly treat patients. 

3. Allergan pulls textured breast implants from market
Allergan is recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and expanders in all markets after an FDA request to pull them from the market over safety concerns. 

4. Arkansas medical supply warehouse cited for filth is ordered to stop distributing
An Arkansas food and medical product warehouse cited for unsanitary conditions last year has been ordered by a federal court to stop distributing food, drugs and medical devices until it complies with a consent decree to clean up, according to an FDA news release. 

5. Medline co-founder James Mills dead at 82
James Stephen Mills, the co-founder and former CEO of Medline Industries, died July 1 at age 82. 

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