October 29, 2021
Supply Chain Woes: What Can the Health Care Industry Expect?
Overall, consumer demand has jumped in recent months, breathing life into the global economy. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has left us with another hurdle to overcome–a massive supply chain disruption. The main culprit behind the crisis is transportation logistics, with a lack of warehouse space to store goods and insufficient seaport and trucking capacity. This global interruption is impacting virtually every industry, including health care. A recent report found that 80% of health care systems are currently affected by supply shortages or have seen significant price increases. Keep reading to learn more about what materials are hard to obtain, potential financial impacts on hospitals and how long the disruption might last. Read More >>>