Top 5 supply chain stories in June

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

1. How this nurse helped a New Jersey hospital save $30K annually
A New Jersey hospital is saving up to $30,000 annually thanks to one nurse's creative idea to reduce waste.

2. HCA subsidiary buys supply chain management company
HealthTrust Purchasing Group, a subsidiary of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Resource Optimization & Innovation, the supply chain management division of St. Louis-based Mercy.

3. The average salary for 9 supply chain jobs
The average yearly salary for a supply chain professional in 2019 is about $117,400, according to Logistics Management's annual survey of logistics and supply chain compensation.

4. Endotracheal tubes recalled after 4 reported deaths
Teleflex has issued a global recall of several lots of its Hudson RCI Sheridan endotracheal tubes after receiving four reports of death and more reports of serious injury, according to a notice on the FDA's website. 

5. Maryland medical devicemaker admits contamination of 30,000+ wound dressings
A Maryland medical device manufacturer pleaded guilty to charges surrounding its wound dressing product, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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Blood shortage spurs rationing, threatens patient care in Southern hospitals
How 2 health systems are moving the needle on costs & outcomes with an optimized supply chain
FDA recalls 3 blood test analyzers

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