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COVID-19 update: Pharmaceutical distribution response efforts

COVID-19 update: Pharmaceutical distribution response efforts

ARLINGTON, Va. — HDA and its distributor-member companies continue to work with partners across the pharmaceutical supply chain and public sector in response to COVID-19. Below are new resources that provide insight into our industry’s efforts: HDA Principles for Pandemic and Public Health Emergency Response: Released on June 11, HDA reaffirmed the industry’s commitment to assisting

HDA outlines principles for pandemic and public health emergency response

HDA outlines principles for pandemic and public health emergency response

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) released policy principles reaffirming the pharmaceutical distribution industry’s commitment to assisting the country and frontline healthcare providers during pandemics and public health emergencies. HDA highlights four priority areas: Supply Chain Coordination: Coordination between the public and private sector is key to addressing public health crises. Accordingly, a consolidated contact within the

America’s pharmaceutical supply and payment chain teaming to promote undisrupted access to medications

America’s pharmaceutical supply and payment chain teaming to promote undisrupted access to medications

WASHINGTON — Representative organizations of America’s pharmaceutical supply and payment chain, including prescription and over-the-counter brand and generic manufacturers; wholesalers; retail, specialty, and managed care, pharmacies; health insurance providers and other payers; pharmacists in hospitals and health systems; and pharmacy benefit managers, released on Thursday new policy principles to promote undisrupted patient access to medications

IBM helping to battle COVID-19 medical supply chain shortages with IBM Rapid Supplier Connect

IBM helping to battle COVID-19 medical supply chain shortages with IBM Rapid Supplier Connect

ARMONK, N.Y. — As part of IBM’s  approach to combating COVID-19 with technology solutions that enable more trustworthy information, accelerated discovery, resiliency and adaptation, the company on Monday announced IBM Rapid Supplier Connect, a blockchain-based network designed to help government agencies and healthcare organizations identify new, non-traditional suppliers who have pivoted to address the shortage

Emerson holds logistics supply chain conference

Emerson holds logistics supply chain conference

CLAYTON, In. — The 2019 Emerson Logistics Supply Chain and Distribution Center Conference was held earlier this month at the company’s 545,010-square-foot distribution center here, which opened in September of 2018. The First Annual Conference focused on meeting the challenges of today’s rapidly changing logistics landscape. Emerson’s two-day event featured tours of their facility and

Creating a buzz in the supply chain

Creating a buzz in the supply chain

CHICAGO — Technology is playing a big role in the supply chain and how important data is collected and shared. One of the top companies in this area is SupplyHive. Some of the largest and most sophisticated procurement and supply chain organizations in the world have modernized their supplier performance process with ­SupplyHive. Mike Anguiano,

Cardinal Health rolls out WaveMark automated solution

Cardinal Health rolls out WaveMark automated solution

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health inventory management solutions (also known as WaveMark) has introduced a supply chain automation solution designed for the unique challenges hospitals face in operating rooms (OR). The solution is a single health system-wide platform that allows hospitals to streamline their OR processes, reduce costs and improve efficiency through real-time inventory visibility and

RSi unveils IRIS on-shelf availability platform at NACDS

RSi unveils IRIS on-shelf availability platform at NACDS

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi), a leading technology company enabling CPG manufacturers and retailers to drive greater profitability,  announced that it is launching its newly expanded IRIS on-shelf availability (OSA) platform during the NACDS Annual. IRIS is said to combine RSi’s unparalleled industry knowledge, digital technology innovations, and data expertise to enable