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Tim Ingram Sunday, January 2, 2022

2021 has been a year of epic challenges

2021 — This year had several highs and lows with mixed results in almost every industry. The most reported news centered on the supply chain and it has been fraught with challenges. The interruptions from port to dock have consumed media outlets. Normally supply chain was an industry topic and rarely covered by worldwide media. We’ve […]

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Tim Ingram Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Omicron is the Scrooge

Omicron sweeps across the nation — 73% of United States COVID-19 cases. Omicron has raced ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the U.S., federal health officials said Monday. Coronavirus is disrupting the Christmas holiday — As people start to travel for the holidays, doctors warn the surge in Covid-19 cases could continue thanks […]

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Tim Ingram Wednesday, December 15, 2021

What is value in the health care supply chain?

Value statements, or Value propositions Each have different definitions and objectives, but they are relatively the same within various industries. And then there’s the health care supply chain. What’s the value proposition? Pinpointing the priorities: Supply chain in health care has many competing value statements within any given organization. The elasticity and influence of the […]

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Tim Ingram Thursday, December 9, 2021

Medically Necessary: Data, Data, Data

Investing In Data Management The world of supply chain management in health care is evolving extremely fast, as COVID-19 (see graph) has been a significant influencer of technology development. However, like COVID, the state of some organizations’ data was a shock; many were unprepared for the future and the cost associated with modernizing. It is estimated […]

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Tim Ingram Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Medically Necessary: Humanitarian Heroes

Humanitarian Heroes Medical Bridges’ vision: (Photo: Walter Ulrich/MedicalBridges) “A world in which every person enjoys accessto quality health care with dignity and respect.” Non-Governmental Organization on a Mission Medical Bridges is one of hundreds of humanitarian aid organizations being impacted by the current global supply chain and competing for space along with all the other […]

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