Trends to Watch in Healthcare Delivery in 2023Jillian Yang
In the healthcare supply chain world, the year 2020 created a notable split. Even those not directly involved in the healthcare industry, that would otherwise have no vested interest in healthcare-specific supply chain knowledge, felt the effects of this sizable upheaval.
There were already weak points in the supply chain flow, and COVID brought them up to the surface and into the light. This resulted in the monumental strain our healthcare system has faced, with the effects being far-reaching and long-standing. Hospitals in the United States experienced a massive shortage of PPE, as well as other life-saving medical equipment. Of course, patients were not exempt from this strain either. Non-priority surgeries and procedures were either postponed or canceled. Sickness and quarantines prevented regularly scheduled appointments from taking place, and care plans that could transition to remote formatting did so…See the Article