Medical Supply Chain

Public-Private Partnership Key to Successful Distribution of Vaccine | 9/15/2020

DHL whitepaper highlights cooperation between sectors for effective vaccine supply chain Sep 15, 2020, 1:54 PM With first emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines expected to be effective in the last quarter of 2020, logistics providers are challenged to rapidly establish medical supply chain s to deliver serums of unparalleled amounts of more than ten billion doses worldwide. DHL, working with McKinsey & Company as analytics partner, is therefore publishing a …

Why N95 masks are still in short supply | 9/13/2020

… Mendoza Juliet Linderman Thomas Peipert Irena Hwang This story is part of an ongoing investigation by The Associated Press , FRONTLINE, and the Global Reporting Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain . Rachel Spray is still grieving the loss of her fellow nurse who died after being exposed to the novel coronavirus at Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center. Now, as she stands in front of …

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Shortage still plagues N95 mask material | 9/13/2020

… and Drug Administration say that’s not the case. Shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Shortage still plagues N95 mask material - Business - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH | 9/13/2020

… and Drug Administration say that’s not the case. Shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Scarcity of Key Material Squeezes Medical Mask Manufacturing | 9/12/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Shortage of key material squeezes N95 medical mask manufacturing amid COVID-19 pandemic | 9/11/2020

Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators, commonly referred to as N95 masks, and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement.”N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller, the American Hospital Association’s senior director …

The coronavirus pandemic underscores the need to bring drug manufacturing back to U.S. | 9/11/2020

… Images Dr. Stephen M. Hahn is the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration and Dr. Anand Shah is deputy commissioner for medical and scientific affairs at the FDA. Action to onshore America’s critical medical supply chain and modernize infrastructure for life sciences manufacturing is long overdue. Even prior to the pandemic, our supply chain was under pressure . For example, over 70% of the facilities that are registered to or …

15 Online Masters in Health Administration MHA programs In 2020 | Best Review | 9/11/2020

… MHA programs includes studies in finance, research, marketing, human resources, and management, all delivered with an emphasis on health care services. Other courses may discuss issues specific to the health care industry, such as medical supply chain s, health information systems, and global health. Health administration master’s students also learn about the various laws, regulations, and ethical standards in today’s health care industry. Online MHA programs often culminate in a capstone …

With scarcity of key material, medical mask manufacturers feel the squeeze | 9/11/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators, commonly referred to as N95 masks, and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association's president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. RELATED: FDA medical supply shortage list includes …

Textile’s scarcity leads to shortage of N95 masks | 9/11/2020

… and Drug Administration say that’s not the case. Shortfalls of medical N95 respirators – commonly referred to as N95 masks – and other gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Scarcity of raw material still squeezes N95 mask makers | 9/11/2020

… and Drug Administration say that’s not the case. Shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Scarcity of Key Material Squeezes Medical Mask Manufacturing – NBC 6 South Florida | 9/10/2020

… masks, soared. __ EDITOR’S NOTE — This story is part of an ongoing investigation by The Associated Press, the PBS series “FRONTLINE” and the Global Reporting Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain . Full Coverage: Deadly Shortages __ Manufacturers say they risk significant losses if they invest millions in machinery, raw materials, new employees and factory space to churn out a product projected to have a short …

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing - GreenwichTime | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators, commonly referred to as N95 masks, and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

America Needs Safe and Effective Prescription Medication | 9/10/2020

… Administration has taken is by making on-shore manufacturing of key pharmaceutical ingredients a priority. COVID-19 has made is abundantly clear how dangerously dependent our country is on China for its pharmaceutical and medical supply chain s. Nearly a whopping 72 percent of pharmaceutical ingredients are manufactured overseas, and according to Commerce Department data , China produces 95 percent of U.S. imports of ibuprofen 70 percent of U.S. imports of acetaminophen …

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing - SFGate | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

The Latest: As students return, COVID-19 deaths of at least 6 teachers renew pandemic fears | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators, commonly referred to as N95 masks, and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. A worker handles filter material for face masks in …

EarthLink - News | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing | Daily Mountain Eagle | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

How Covid-19 may have changed the way we look at vaccine logistics | 9/10/2020

… Company as analytics partner, has published a study earlier this month to help various stakeholders analyse their role and understand the need for a proper system to effectively carry out their tasks. Securing the medical supply chain The study has used the last six months to draw out a possible plan of action to address the next challenge - delivering 10 billion doses of vaccines, once they are tested and approved …

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing | FOX40 | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

“Invoke P” | 9/10/2020

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Shortage of key material puts crimp in medical mask manufacturing | 9/10/2020

Shortages of the N95 masks, as well as other medical gear needed for front-line workers, started in March, when New York became a hot spot for the coronavirus. There were pressures on the medical supply chain then, and it continues to this day. And in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement, reports Modern Healthcare. “N95s …

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing - Westport News | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing | National | carolinacoastonline.com | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say shortages persist. Critical shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other protective gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association’s president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Scarcity of raw material still squeezes N95 mask makers - Huron Daily Tribune | 9/10/2020

… and Drug Administration say that’s not the case. Shortfalls of medical N95 respirators — commonly referred to as N95 masks — and other gear started in March, when the pandemic hit New York. Pressure on the medical supply chain continues today, and in “many ways things have only gotten worse,” the American Medical Association president, Dr. Susan Bailey, said in a recent statement. “N95s are still in a shortage,” said Mike Schiller …

Health Research

US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine | MSN | 7/11/2020

… trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

US Bets on Small, Untested Company to Deliver COVID Vaccine | U.S. News & World Report | 7/10/2020

… trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

COVID-19

Pentagon warns of Beijing’s “economic warfare” as but Co-VID contracting shows holes in the system - CNNPolitics | 6/16/2020

… in April. A defense official told CNN that “we are paying close attention to any indicators that China is leveraging Covid-19 to take advantage of a situation where defense companies need capital more than … drug components – and they are already part of the Pentagon’s medical supply chain. The Pentagon has awarded a contract for pandemic medical supplies to a company that then turned to a Chinese-owned subcontractor as …

Pentagon warns China is exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to wage ‘economic warfare’ on the US - CNNPolitics | 6/16/2020

… in April. A defense official told CNN that “we are paying close attention to any indicators that China is leveraging Covid-19 to take advantage of a situation where defense companies need capital more than … drug components – and they are already part of the Pentagon’s medical supply chain. The Pentagon has awarded a contract for pandemic medical supplies to a company that then turned to a Chinese-owned subcontractor as …

CDC

Pockets of Strength: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Wed. 5/6/20) - TheStreet | 5/7/2020

CDC and the medical supply chain to get testing into the hands of everyone who needs to be tested. CVS is also working with businesses to help craft their return-to-work testing needs. As the economy slowly reopens, Merlo said customers can expect CVS to return to normal hours of operation. The company also continues to offer telemedicine for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 issues for their Aetna …

Chair DeLauro Holds Hearing on Federal Government’s COVID-19 Response, Calls for Virtual Hearings | US House of Representatives | 5/7/2020

… Frieden, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives and former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Dr. Caitlin Rivers, Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security … risks of reopening the economy too rapidly; data collection efforts; medical supply chains; our public health system’s ability to handle a surge of cases; and the behavioral health ramifications of the pandemic. “Today’s hearing with …

Coronavirus

Official Coronavirus Thread - The Next Airborne Misery | 2/24/2020

… coronavirus. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) wrote a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Monday, contending that it is “inexcusable” that America relies on China for its medical supply chain. Hawley called hearings and legislation to determine how to address America’s reliance on Chinese for producing vital medicine. The Missouri conservative wrote a letter to U.S. FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn after reports revealed that the coronavirus has …

Trump Trade Adviser Navarro: China Put Export Restrictions on N95 Face Masks – Then Nationalized a US Factory that Produces Them There (VIDEO) | 2/24/2020

medical supply chain emergency facing America due to continued spread of the coronavirus. As the deadly coronavirus suddenly spreads, paralyzing cities in China and infecting thousands in more than a dozen other countries, medical face masks are suddenly one of the world’s hottest commodities. As The Gateway Pundit reported earlier this week — Last month, China, Taiwan and India banned the export of face masks to reserve them for desperate residents …

Cardinal Health

The US must disentangle itself from China | Washington Examiner | 5/26/2020

… fighters in medical scrubs are every bit as important as our brave men and women in military uniform. Clearly, the medical supply chain was ill-equipped to handle this epidemic. Surgical masks, gloves, and hand … should commit to bringing manufacturing home. Distributors such as AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson will need to adjust supply chains and routes to get critical supplies to where they are needed quickly. That will help …

Trump Hails Kushner’s PPE Airlift, But Details of Sales Are Secret | MSN | 5/1/2020

… arrangement. Kushner’s “Project Airbridge” provides transportation via FedEx Corp. and others for supplies that medical distributors, including McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc., buy from overseas manufacturers, mainly in China. Once a supplier’s goods arrive … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Amazon Health

Pockets of Strength: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Wed. 5/6/20) - TheStreet | 5/7/2020

… and healthcare continue to lead the markets higher, Cramer said, that's why stocks like Shopify ( SHOP ) - Get Report , Amazon ( AMZN ) - Get Report and PayPal ( PYPL ) - Get Report continue to rally. Also heading higher … nationwide. They continue to work with the CDC and the medical supply chain to get testing into the hands of everyone who needs to be tested. CVS is also working with businesses to help craft …

How Florida’s Family Home Health Services Has Managed During The COVID-19 PPE Shortage | PR Newswire | 4/21/2020

… Renee Bibian , vice president of education and quality, and Carol Graber , operations system support manager, to spearhead the procurement effort. “Medical supply chains dried up fast or they were allocating supplies based on past orders … masks from construction companies, fabric supply websites, office supply companies, Amazon, Groupon, and even a media design and printing company in Kuala Lumpur . They purchased 10 five-gallon buckets of hand sanitizer from a distillery …

McKesson

Trump Hails Kushner’s PPE Airlift, But Details of Sales Are Secret | MSN | 5/1/2020

… earning through the arrangement. Kushner’s “Project Airbridge” provides transportation via FedEx Corp. and others for supplies that medical distributors, including McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc., buy from overseas manufacturers, mainly in China. Once a … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Kushner Airlift Moves Millions of Masks, But Details Are Secret | Yahoo News | 5/1/2020

… earning through the arrangement. Kushner’s “Project Airbridge” provides transportation via FedEx Corp. and others for supplies that medical distributors, including McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc., buy from overseas manufacturers, mainly in China. Once a … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Medline

Trump Hails Kushner’s PPE Airlift, But Details of Sales Are Secret | MSN | 5/1/2020

… how these supplies are obtained, priced, and distributed,” they said. The letter went to all six participating distributors: McKesson, Cardinal, Medline Industries Inc., Henry Schein Inc., Owens & Minor Inc. and Concordance Health care Solutions. McKesson … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Kushner Airlift Moves Millions of Masks, But Details Are Secret | Yahoo News | 5/1/2020

… how these supplies are obtained, priced, and distributed,” they said. The letter went to all six participating distributors: McKesson, Cardinal, Medline Industries Inc., Henry Schein Inc., Owens & Minor Inc. and Concordance Health care Solutions. McKesson … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Henry Schein

Trump Hails Kushner’s PPE Airlift, But Details of Sales Are Secret | MSN | 5/1/2020

… are obtained, priced, and distributed,” they said. The letter went to all six participating distributors: McKesson, Cardinal, Medline Industries Inc., Henry Schein Inc., Owens & Minor Inc. and Concordance Health care Solutions. McKesson issued a statement … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Kushner Airlift Moves Millions of Masks, But Details Are Secret | Yahoo News | 5/1/2020

… are obtained, priced, and distributed,” they said. The letter went to all six participating distributors: McKesson, Cardinal, Medline Industries Inc., Henry Schein Inc., Owens & Minor Inc. and Concordance Health care Solutions. McKesson issued a statement … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Kaiser Permanente

US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine | MSN | 7/11/2020

… safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

US Bets on Small, Untested Company to Deliver COVID Vaccine | U.S. News & World Report | 7/10/2020

… safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Press Releases | Newsroom | U.S. Senator Gary Peters of Michigan | US Seante | 6/12/2020

… raise and includes provisions I authored to ensure servicemembers receive increased access to important benefits, strengthen key alliances, protect our medical supply chain and support cutting-edge defense manufacturers in every corner of our state … labeled a DD-214 form, is usually required by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other private sector organizations to unlock certain benefits. Promoting Youth STEM Education Programs in Michigan: This bill authorizes $15 …

Tester Presses VA Officials at Hearing to Build Resilient Supply Chain to Protect Veterans from COVID-19: ‘We’re not where we need to be’ | US Seante | 6/10/2020

… Wednesday, June 10, 2020 (U.S. Senate) – At a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing yesterday, Ranking Member Jon Tester pressed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to build a stronger, more resilient and efficient supply chain … Tester said. “What’s the VA’s current state of PPE and medical supply chain reserves? You talk about a second wave—if a second wave happened in two weeks, are you set up to take care …

Tammy Baldwin

MURPHY ON SENATE FLOOR: WHY IS THIS ADMINISTRATION WILLING TO LET PEOPLE DIE? | US Seante | 7/23/2020

Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) , U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to demand Majority Leader Mitch McConnell bring up their legislation to federalize the medical supply chain for a vote immediately. Introduced by Murphy and Baldwin this spring, the Medical Supply Transparency and Deliver Act requires the president to utilize all …

Chuck Schumer

MURPHY ON SENATE FLOOR: WHY IS THIS ADMINISTRATION WILLING TO LET PEOPLE DIE? | US Seante | 7/23/2020

Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to demand Majority Leader Mitch McConnell bring up their legislation to federalize the medical supply chain for a vote immediately. Introduced by Murphy and Baldwin this spring, the Medical Supply Transparency and Deliver Act requires the president to utilize all available authorities under the Defense Production Act to mobilize a federal response to the pandemic through an equitable and …

Lindsey Graham

Graham, Capito, Rounds Introduce Legislation to Move PPE Supply Chain from China to the United States | US Seante | 7/22/2020

Graham, Capito, Rounds Introduce Legislation to Move PPE Supply Chain from China to the United States WASHINGTON – Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia), and Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota … Carolina leads the way when it comes to getting the medical supply chain out of China.” “One of our biggest takeaways from coronavirus is that we really need to reassess our medical supply chain. It’s …

Ted S. Warren

US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine | MSN | 7/11/2020

… ability to jab the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) As part of its strategy to administer the vaccine as quickly … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

Marco Rubio

Rubio, Warren Introduce Legislation to Study the Effects of America’s Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in Its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | US Seante | 6/30/2020

… Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in Its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Jun 30 2020 Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced legislation to direct the Federal … ago, Rubio issued a report detailing critical vulnerabilities in America’s medical supply chain, warning, “the U.S. runs the risk of losing important components of its medical supply chain to China’s government-backed industry.” Last year …

Elizabeth Warren

Rubio, Warren Introduce Legislation to Study the Effects of America’s Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in Its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | US Seante | 6/30/2020

… Foreign Direct Investment in Its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Jun 30 2020 Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced legislation to direct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the … ago, Rubio issued a report detailing critical vulnerabilities in America’s medical supply chain, warning, “the U.S. runs the risk of losing important components of its medical supply chain to China’s government-backed industry.” Last year …

Richard Blumenthal

Warren, Schumer, Blumenthal Release New Findings and Documents from Investigation of Trump-Kushner “Project Air Bridge” Coronavirus Response | US Seante | 6/9/2020

Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) formally requested an investigation of “Project Air Bridge,” the Trump administration’s opaque medical supply chain management project, and released new documents and information from the six major medical wholesalers or distribution companies involved in the project. Senators Warren and Blumenthal opened an investigation into Project Air Bridge in April after multiple reports of seizures of supplies by federal officials, political favoritism, cronyism, and price-gouging via …

Katherine Clark

Online learning leads to EDUCATION GAP — CLARK calls for SUPPLY CHAIN oversight czar — Is state reopening is TOO SOON? | Politico | 5/26/2020

05/26/2020 07:19 AM EDT GOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS . It’s Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE: CLARK BILL WOULD ESTABLISH SUPPLY CHAIN CZAR — Rep. Katherine Clark will file a bill today that would require the president to appoint a czar to oversee the medical supply chain. The legislation comes in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Advertisement This is Clark’s latest step in a weeks-long push to establish an official who would serve as a central …

Donald Trump

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump travels to battleground Michigan amid pandemic - CBS News | 5/21/2020

Donald Trump could win.” To reclaim the state in November, Dingell says Democrats must do a better job of talking about manufacturing jobs sent overseas, further amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic’s spotlight on outsourced medical supply chains. Michigan GOP Chair Laura Cox remains confident in the Trump administration’s coronavirus response. She believes the strong economy that was in place before the pandemic shows the president is best fit to …

Alex Azar

Small Virginia company gets huge federal medicines contract | Yahoo News | 5/20/2020

… medical supply chains,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement. Phlow’s other co-founder is Frank Gupton, chair of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering and CEO of the Medicines for All Institute, which was founded in 2017 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gupton said the goal of the new company is to take a “fresh look” at how the entire drug …

Bill de Blasio

Travel restrictions to Mexico and Canada extended | NBC News | 5/20/2020

… Heritage of Pride, the organization that runs the march, made the announcement on Monday, shortly after New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced the cancellation of all large event permits for the month of … trade adviser Peter Navarro who is now coordinating the country’s medical supply chain with providing the city 265,000 Tyvek suits and enough waterproof fabric to make 400,000 gowns. Share this - Kasie Hunt, Leigh Ann Caldwell …

Josh Hawley

U.S. mulls paying companies, tax breaks to pull supply chains from China | Yahoo News | 5/18/2020

medical supply chain and defense-related goods are top of the list. “Coronavirus has been a painful wakeup call that we are too reliant on nations like China for critical medical supplies,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham in a press release on Friday. He is expected to issue a new bill this week. Republican Senator Josh Hawley is pushing for local content rules for medical supply chains, and “generous investment …

Ted Cruz

Lawmakers eye removing key parts of supply chain from China - CNNPolitics | 5/18/2020

… momentum. That has changed, particularly as it pertains to the thorny issue of trying to detach China’s role in the medical supply chain. As one senior GOP aide told CNN: “Something is going to happen … Florida, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and close ally of the President, is planning to introduce legislation this week designed …

Rick Bright

The government whistleblower who says the Trump administration’s coronavirus response has cost lives - 60 Minutes - CBS News | 5/18/2020

Dr. Rick Bright says he’s trained his entire life to recognize outbreaks and viruses. But when he sounded the alarm about the impending coronavirus pandemic, he says the Trump administration ignored his warnings and eventually … big lesson from Crimson Contagion was that the entire U.S. medical supply chain would be understocked and under stress for vaccines, testing, and personal protective equipment. Rick Bright: I had industry manufacturers, industry reps sending …

Tim Ryan

MURPHY, BALDWIN, CROW, PORTER, SLOTKIN, RYAN WELCOME INCLUSION OF MEDICAL SUPPLY CHAIN LEGISLATION IN HEROES ACT | US Seante | 5/13/2020

MURPHY, BALDWIN, CROW, PORTER, SLOTKIN, RYAN WELCOME INCLUSION OF MEDICAL SUPPLY CHAIN LEGISLATION IN HEROES ACT Wednesday, May 13, 2020 WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator , U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) , U.S. Representative Jason Crow (D-Colo.) , U.S. Representative Katie Porter (D-Calif.) , U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) , and U.S. Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) on Wednesday welcomed inclusion of their language offered in the Medical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act …

Chris Murphy

Reps. Ryan, Crow, Porter, Slotkin and Senators Murphy, Baldwin Welcome Inclusion of Medical Supply Chain Legislation in the Heroes Act | US House of Representatives | 5/13/2020

Reps. Ryan, Crow, Porter, Slotkin and Senators Murphy, Baldwin Welcome Inclusion of Medical Supply Chain Legislation in the Heroes Act May 13, 2020 Press Release Washington, DC — Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Jason Crow (D-Colo.), Katie Porter (D-CA), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) today welcomed inclusion of their language offered in the Medical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act …

Andrew Cuomo

7 Northeast states team up to buy $5B in medical supplies | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/4/2020

Andrew Cuomo said in a May 3 news briefing. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are teaming up to develop a regional supply chain for personal protective equipment, other medical equipment and testing. The states will aggregate orders, which Mr. Cuomo said should allow them to buy supplies at lower prices and stabilize the medical supply chain in the region. “We’re doing regional planning now …

Jared Kushner

Trump Hails Kushner’s PPE Airlift, But Details of Sales Are Secret | MSN | 5/1/2020

Bloomberg Jared Kushner A program created by Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has airlifted millions of gloves, masks and other coveted coronavirus supplies into the U.S. from overseas — but it isn’t clear who’s … a logistics expert who is Trump’s top adviser on the medical supply chain, also helps direct the effort. Speaking Wednesday on Fox News, Kushner said he took “a custom-tailored approach” to Airbridge because the …

Bernie Sanders

5 key ways healthcare could change post-coronavirus: analysts | Yahoo News | 4/22/2020

… GDP compared to a world average of under 10% ) to a large degree defined the presidential primaries, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders’ central campaign issue, Medicare for all. During the coronavirus, shortcomings of the current … age of Medicare to 60 from 65. Some of the medical supply chain will come home The medical equipment shortages from the coronavirus pandemic has revealed the fragility of the medical supply chain . In the …

Marsha Blackburn

$100M Senate bill seeks to wean US from reliance on foreign pharmaceutical ingredients | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/12/2020

… puts the U.S. in a vulnerable position for drug shortages when crises such as the coronavirus pandemic halts production. Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., have proposed a bill that would … device supply chain. Earlier this month, two congressmen proposed the Medical Supply Chain Security Act, which would allow the FDA to identify sourcing locations for medical supplies, according to CNBC . Last year, Reps. John Garamendi …

Bob Menendez

$100M Senate bill seeks to wean US from reliance on foreign pharmaceutical ingredients | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/12/2020

… vulnerable position for drug shortages when crises such as the coronavirus pandemic halts production. Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., have proposed a bill that would funnel $100 million into U.S … device supply chain. Earlier this month, two congressmen proposed the Medical Supply Chain Security Act, which would allow the FDA to identify sourcing locations for medical supplies, according to CNBC . Last year, Reps. John Garamendi …

State of Washington

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package | 4/30/2020

… plus staff to the Capitol complex without “increased risk.”Feinstein said, “This is the wrong example for the country.”The Washington, D.C., region remains a virus hot spot, health officials say. Feinstein noted the number … response.Democrats proposed a new effort Wednesday to federalize the nation’s medical supply chain. Schumer said resources will be needed as the country ramps up testing and contract tracing in the months ahead.In the House, frustrated …

New York, New York

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package | 4/30/2020

… federal aid to the states would be a bailout for governors suffering from past budgeting decisions.Chief among McConnell’s critics was New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who urged the nation’s leaders to adopt the spirit of … response.Democrats proposed a new effort Wednesday to federalize the nation’s medical supply chain. Schumer said resources will be needed as the country ramps up testing and contract tracing in the months ahead.In the House, frustrated …

State of New York

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package | 4/30/2020

… federal aid to the states would be a bailout for governors suffering from past budgeting decisions.Chief among McConnell’s critics was New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who urged the nation’s leaders to adopt the spirit of … response.Democrats proposed a new effort Wednesday to federalize the nation’s medical supply chain. Schumer said resources will be needed as the country ramps up testing and contract tracing in the months ahead.In the House, frustrated …

Los Angeles, California

Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US | 5/13/2020

… scarce and an anguished doctor warned he was being sent to war without bullets, a cargo plane landed at the Los Angeles International Airport, supposedly loaded with the ammo doctors and nurses were begging for … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. Before the pandemic, federal trade law enforcement agencies were focused on busting knockoffs such as luxury goods and computer software, mostly from …

State of California

Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US | Star Tribune | 5/12/2020

… Associated Press, the PBS series FRONTLINE and the Global Reporting Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ Before the pandemic, federal trade law enforcement agencies were focused on busting … The blue and yellow boxes being unloaded in a Southern California warehouse bore the name of the Chinese factory Shanghai Dasheng. The masks inside were stamped as if approved by the U.S. National Institute for …

York, Pennsylvania

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package | 4/30/2020

… aid to the states would be a bailout for governors suffering from past budgeting decisions.Chief among McConnell’s critics was New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who urged the nation’s leaders to adopt the spirit of the … response.Democrats proposed a new effort Wednesday to federalize the nation’s medical supply chain. Schumer said resources will be needed as the country ramps up testing and contract tracing in the months ahead.In the House, frustrated …

Warren, Michigan

US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine | 7/10/2020

… a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser … more Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP Image 1 of / 1 Close Image 1 of … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

State of North Carolina

In Pandemic, Using Drones To Drop Medical Supplies From Sky | 5/28/2020

North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Basil Yap, it is a eureka moment. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the deadly consequences of fractured medical supply chains. Drones, said Yap, may be part of the solution. Proponents say they eliminate the need for delivery trucks and avoid human contact. For more than a year, North Carolina — where modern aviation was born, at Kitty Hawk — has been the site of tests of …

Washington, District of Columbia

Reps. Ryan, Crow, Porter, Slotkin and Senators Murphy, Baldwin Welcome Inclusion of Medical Supply Chain Legislation in the Heroes Act | US House of Representatives | 5/13/2020

Reps. Ryan, Crow, Porter, Slotkin and Senators Murphy, Baldwin Welcome Inclusion of Medical Supply Chain Legislation in the Heroes Act May 13, 2020 Press Release Washington, DC — Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Jason Crow (D-Colo.), Katie Porter (D-CA), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) today welcomed inclusion of their language offered in the Medical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act …

State of Virginia

Trump takes a first step toward returning medical supply chains to the U.S. | Yahoo News | 7/13/2020

The Trump administration has awarded a $354 million contract to Phlow Corp., a Virginia start-up that will produce a variety of generic drugs and their ingredients at advanced manufacturing facilities in the United States. Over the past 20 years, most U.S. The Trump administration has awarded a $354 million contract to Phlow Corp., a Virginia start-up that will produce a variety of generic drugs and their ingredients at …

Seattle, Washington

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… vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, the ability to jab … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. Full Coverage: Deadly Shortages ___ “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I …

State of Texas

Mask resistance during a pandemic isn’t new – in 1918 many Americans were ‘slackers’ | Yahoo News | 7/13/2020

… compliance has proven difficult to maintain in communities across the country. Demonstrators gathered outside city halls in Scottsdale, Arizona ; Austin, Texas ; and other cities to protest local mask mandates. Several South Carolina sheriffs have announced … to sharing ideas from academic experts. Read more: What US medical supply chain can learn from the fashion industry The University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine received funding from the US Centers …

State of Ohio

A Closer Look At Taxpayer-Funded COVID Contractors Reveals Inexperience, Fraud, & A Weapons Dealer | 5/31/2020

… aspiring weapons dealer operating out of a single-family home. These three privately held companies are part of the new medical supply chain, offered a total of almost $74 million by the federal government to … need,” said Trevor Brown, a professor of public management at Ohio State University. “There’s just so much pressure to get PPE into the field, I’m not surprised there’s a relaxing of focus on the quality …

State of Florida

US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine - ABC News | 7/10/2020

… 4:19 COVID-19 hotspot states urged to pause reopenings Dr. Anthony Fauci has recommended that states including Texas, Arizona and Florida pause their reopenings amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. David J. Phillip/AP … Centre that examines the deadly consequences of the fragmented worldwide medical supply chain. ——— “The fact of this matter is, it would be crazy for people to just rely on us. I would be the first …

State of Maryland

Drug industry warns that cuts to passenger airline service have put medical supplies at risk - The Washington Post | 5/2/2020

… had to intervene to obtain supplies. The Trump administration has chartered cargo flights to bring in medical supplies from overseas. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) secured thousands of testing kits from South Korea, which arrived … AD The stimulus law contained specific provisions designed to safeguard medical supply chains. But in a ruling interpreting the terms of the stimulus, the Transportation Department declined to mandate international flights, siding with the airline …

State of Michigan

Bannon tells Asia Times: US election is all about China | 6/14/2020

… crisis. That was twofold. One was the drop in aggregate demand. The other was that the supply chains, both the medical supply chains and the underlying manufacturing supply chains. And that triggered a financial crisis … Detroit Free Press has Joe Biden up 14 points in Michigan. CNN has Biden up nationally by 14 points. CNN has the intensity level of Biden at its all-time high at 60%. These are …

State of South Carolina

Mask resistance during a pandemic isn’t new – in 1918 many Americans were ‘slackers’ | Yahoo News | 7/13/2020

… country. Demonstrators gathered outside city halls in Scottsdale, Arizona ; Austin, Texas ; and other cities to protest local mask mandates. Several South Carolina sheriffs have announced they will not enforce their state’s mask order . I’ve researched … to sharing ideas from academic experts. Read more: What US medical supply chain can learn from the fashion industry The University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine received funding from the US Centers …

Boston, Massachusetts

Google Alert - technology of | 6/25/2020

Boston Lawmakers Vote To Ban Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By The City NPR Walsh’s office said he would review the ban. Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, who cosponsored the ordinance, noted the technology is wildly inaccurate for … Flag as irrelevant Create the Future – AM Technology for Sustainable Medical Supply Chains 3DPMN (press release) Going forward, are you considering AM technologies for your production? If the answer to any of these questions …

Richmond, Virginia

Small Virginia company gets huge federal medicines contract | Yahoo News | 5/20/2020

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new Virginia-based company has won a massive federal contract aimed at beefing up the U.S. supply chain while manufacturing medicines needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of … health threats or other sources of instability can threaten America’s medical supply chains,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement. Phlow’s other co-founder is Frank Gupton, chair of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of …

Richmond, California

Small Virginia company gets huge federal medicines contract | Yahoo News | 5/20/2020

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new Virginia-based company has won a massive federal contract aimed at beefing up the U.S. supply chain while manufacturing medicines needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of … health threats or other sources of instability can threaten America’s medical supply chains,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement. Phlow’s other co-founder is Frank Gupton, chair of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of …

State of Georgia

Many states lost out in the scramble for coronavirus face masks | State and Regional | herald-review.com | 6/22/2020

… after he resold to grocery stores food that was intended for animals or meant to be destroyed. The state of Georgia paid a company nearly $7 apiece for masks that normally cost less than half … the crisis found themselves on the outer fringes of the medical supply chain. With no choice but to abandon contracts and longtime suppliers, some of them paid exorbitant prices. “It was brutal,” said Nick Vyas …

State of Massachusetts

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-experts-scenarios-people-health.html | 6/26/2020

by Annalyn Bachmann, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Over 100 experts participated in Trust CoLab, an innovative online exercise that developed a set of alternative scenarios about the future of medicine and health care. The exercise … everyone’s mind as COVID-19 tests the resiliency of global medical supply chains. Over 100 experts recently participated in Trust CoLab, an innovative online exercise that developed a set of alternative scenarios about the future …

State of Colorado

Who Is “Essential” to Our Covid-19 World | Common Dreams Views | 5/15/2020

… crisis better. (Photo: Shutterstock) “When he first came home, it was tough.” So Aleha , the wife of an airman in Colorado, told me. She was describing her family’s life since her husband, who lives with … continue to grow in scope and intensity, threatening food and medical supply chains. Congress has allocated an average of $230 billion dollars annually to waging our hopeless wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, while only a …

State of New Jersey

Tropical Storm Arthur hits North Carolina coast with rain | MSN | 5/18/2020

Tropical Storm Arthur hits North Carolina coast with rain Associated Press 20 hrs ago Click to expand Replay Video UP NEXT New Jersey Senate plans hearing on COVID-19 disaster inside nursing homes Governors face backlash for coronavirus mandates on long-term care facilities; insight from New Jersey State Senator Joseph Pennacchio. FOX News Sen. Tom Cotton on efforts to bring medical supply chains back to US from China Arkansas …

State of Arizona

Mask resistance during a pandemic isn’t new – in 1918 many Americans were ‘slackers’ | Yahoo News | 7/13/2020

… and consistent compliance has proven difficult to maintain in communities across the country. Demonstrators gathered outside city halls in Scottsdale, Arizona ; Austin, Texas ; and other cities to protest local mask mandates. Several South Carolina sheriffs … to sharing ideas from academic experts. Read more: What US medical supply chain can learn from the fashion industry The University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine received funding from the US Centers …