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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As the global pandemic disrupts global supply chains, Vamstar raises $1.7m to reinvent procurement in healthcare

As the global pandemic disrupts global supply chains, Vamstar raises $1.7m to reinvent procurement in healthcare

London-based Vamstar is creating what it describes as the world's first AI powered B2B healthcare marketplace. The company has announced a US$1.7 million seed funding led by btov with participation from Antler and Begin Capital.

International trade body warns over latest COVID counterfeiting scam

International trade body warns over latest COVID counterfeiting scam

News that people are being duped into buying fake COVID tests reinforces the urgent need for manufacturers and law enforcement agencies to step up investment in anti-counterfeiting measures including product security devices, warns an international trade body.

Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and solution specialist, has launched its new corporate website.

Manufacturing firms losing top talent due to poor mental wellbeing support

Manufacturing firms losing top talent due to poor mental wellbeing support

More than a third of manufacturing companies in the UK have seen an employee move on because their mental wellbeing wasn’t being looked after, with nearly a quarter losing a key member of their workforce, according to new research from not-for-profit healthcare provider, Benenden Health.

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

How will Chinese domestic politics evolve in the year of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 100th anniversary? Which issues are keeping Beijing up at night, and which new trends will define Sino-European relations going forward? To shed some light on these issues, MERICS conducted a survey of some 170 European China experts and roughly 1,000 members of the wider international public in December and early January.

Creating Supply Chain Flexibility for Fast and Efficient Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

Creating Supply Chain Flexibility for Fast and Efficient Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

By Alain Breillatt, Vice President, Product Marketing at Logistyx Technologies.

The rapid and safe delivery of billions of doses of various Covid-19 vaccines worldwide is possibly the biggest challenge that the logistics industry will face.

Dakota delivers streamlined specimen tracking to QE Transport with eTrakLogic proof-of-delivery solution

Dakota delivers streamlined specimen tracking to QE Transport with eTrakLogic proof-of-delivery solution

A division of QE Facilities Ltd, a well-established subsidiary company of Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, QE Transport Services provides a cost-effective, secure, bespoke and professional time-critical transport solution for medical samples and specimens from various medical facilities to laboratories for testing.

Dakota interview with QE Transport: Paul Bowmaker, Head of Transport, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dakota interview with QE Transport: Paul Bowmaker, Head of Transport, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dakota Integrated Solutions spoke with Paul Bowmaker, Head of Transport at QE Transport, to find out how Dakota has worked with him and his team to implement a new Electronic Point of Delivery (ePod) solution aimed at streamlining and improving the tracking of the movement of specimens from various healthcare facilities, such as GP surgeries, hospitals and pharmacies, to laboratories for testing.

Manufacturing companies should heed the wellbeing lessons of lockdown

Manufacturing companies should heed the wellbeing lessons of lockdown

Helping teams maintain the healthy habits formed while working from home during the pandemic should be part of HR leaders’ wellbeing strategies in 2021, according to workplace wellbeing experts, Westfield Health.

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