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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inotec labels supporting COVID-19 pandemic response

inotec labels supporting COVID-19 pandemic response

Warehouse solutions and label specialist, inotec UK, has ramped up production of its labelling systems to support the medical, facilities and e-commerce industries during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 EU border closures and Brexit impacts movement of medical supplies, says GlobalData

COVID-19 EU border closures and Brexit impacts movement of medical supplies, says GlobalData

Free goods movement restrictions, imposed by the majority of EU countries at their borders to control the spread COVID-19, are disrupting supply chains, including crucial drug and medical equipment supplies.

Online pharmacy investment in Beaverswood Labelling just the medicine for improvements

Online pharmacy investment in Beaverswood Labelling just the medicine for improvements

Investment in new warehouse storage and handling systems has helped an online pharmacy secure an estimated 30% improvement in productivity.

Manufacturing engineering on display as University 3D prints face-shields

Manufacturing engineering on display as University 3D prints face-shields

3D printing technology to manufacture face-shields for nurses, paramedics, care homes and other front-line caregivers across the region.

Vertical integration expediates Waddington Europe’s turnaround for essential NHS PPE visor production

Vertical integration expediates Waddington Europe’s turnaround for essential NHS PPE visor production

European thermoforming packaging company Waddington Europe has joined forces with longstanding customer and partner Ricoh 3D to help bolster the national manufacturing and supply chain effort to provide supplies of personal protective equipment for the NHS.

Team communication App deployed free of charge to help NHS and wider care sector amid COVID-19

Team communication App deployed free of charge to help NHS and wider care sector amid COVID-19

With tens of thousands of retired medics asked to return to work and a quarter of a million volunteers needed to help the NHS through the coronavirus crisis, OurPeople has developed a free version of its popular team communication platform, specifically for the NHS and wider care sector.

As Coronavirus COVID-19 creates disruption to global supply chains, new guidance is released....

As Coronavirus COVID-19 creates disruption to global supply chains, new guidance is released....

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is having significant effects around the world threatening human health and also global and local economies and day to day business operations. Travel, logistics and supply chains are being disrupted, with the flow of raw materials and finished goods interrupted or permanently halted.

AI finally making its mark in pharma as first AI-generated drug enters clinical trials, says GlobalData

AI finally making its mark in pharma as first AI-generated drug enters clinical trials, says GlobalData

In 2020, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) will continue to trend as integral parts of the future of pharmaceutical research and healthcare service delivery, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

Gartner announces rankings of its 2019 Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25

Gartner announces rankings of its 2019 Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25

Gartner, Inc. has released its 11th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking, which recognises companies across the healthcare value chain that advance healthcare by improving patient outcomes and controlling costs.

"New technology, cost pressures and the growing influence of the patient require the healthcare industry to change at an unprecedented pace," said Stephen Meyer, senior research director with the Gartner Supply Chain Practice.

Digital health & care leader Tunstall modernizes IT landscape with comprehensive IFS cloud solution

Digital health & care leader Tunstall modernizes IT landscape with comprehensive IFS cloud solution

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced that Tunstall, provider of digital health & care solutions, has selected IFS Applications as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system of record.

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