Healthcare Supply Chain Management, Infrastructure & Services

The healthcare industry involves the provision of goods and services related to the medial treatment of patients. Today, the healthcare supply chain is a network of resources, scattered across facilities and entities in different cities and countries. To be effectively managed, supply chain resources need to be linked. Suppliers, partners and customers; each performing a role in the supply chain, and each user and/or automated process are small 'hubs' contributing to the movement of goods, funds as well as information in the supply chain.

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Make UK launches Covid 19 Management Training & Planning Programme

Make UK launches Covid 19 Management Training & Planning Programme

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched a new course to help employers return to work safely and, going forward, manage their workforce and workplace in a safe and effective manner to deal with the threat of the virus.

Ford quick to transform warehouse operation to manufacture ventilators for NHS

Ford quick to transform warehouse operation to manufacture ventilators for NHS

Ford is making ventilator sub-assemblies for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK after transforming an empty warehouse into a manufacturing facility in record time.

UK government and Honeywell sign agreement for 70 million face masks to support UK’s response to COVID-19 outbreak

UK government and Honeywell sign agreement for 70 million face masks to support UK’s response to COVID-19 outbreak

Honeywell will build a new production line capable of producing up to 4.5 million FFP2 and FFP3 disposable face masks per month at its Newhouse site in Scotland. These masks will assist the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Essity leans on digital tools to fortify their manufacturing supply chain while improving machine health and productivity

Essity leans on digital tools to fortify their manufacturing supply chain while improving machine health and productivity

Augury, the AI-based Machine Health solution provider, has announced that Essity, the global provider of professional hygiene, consumer tissue and personal care products, has chosen Augury’s machine health solutions to help drive the digital transformation of its supply chain.

Gartner describes three prevaccine scenarios for supply chain leaders

Gartner describes three prevaccine scenarios for supply chain leaders

As the coronavirus continues to disrupt global supply chains, Gartner, Inc. has developed three scenarios to help chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) anticipate how the future may unfold.

Zebra Study: 7 in 10 public safety agencies see need to speed up mobile technology adoption

Zebra Study: 7 in 10 public safety agencies see need to speed up mobile technology adoption

Zebra Technologies Corporation has released study findings that reveal public safety agencies globally will increasingly adopt mobile technologies to continuously improve workflows and community relations within the next five years.

Reports highlight COVID-19 anti-counterfeiting investment, says trade body

Reports highlight COVID-19 anti-counterfeiting investment, says trade body

An international trade body says new reports about criminals cashing in on the COVID-19 crisis highlight the urgent need for more investment in anti-counterfeiting technologies.

Aro launches pro-bono PR service for manufacturers helping fight Covid19

Aro launches pro-bono PR service for manufacturers helping fight Covid19

Aro PR and Marketing is launching a pro bono PR service to celebrate the work of engineering, science and composites businesses helping to fight Covid19.

UK manufacturers seeing biggest marketing improvement during COVID-19

UK manufacturers seeing biggest marketing improvement during COVID-19

UK manufacturers have the best open rates for marketing emails among all industries during the COVID-19 crisis, according to data analysis by growth platform HubSpot of its 70,000 global customers.

Shapes AI introduces social distancing solution for COVID-19

Shapes AI introduces social distancing solution for COVID-19

With the global coronavirus pandemic continuing to damage health systems and economies worldwide, there is a desperate need to start transitioning out of lockdown and reopen communities and cities in the safest way possible. Shapes AI, a computer vision and artificial intelligence company, has launched a platform to support this transition by tracking and monitoring social distancing and the wearing of masks.

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