Gartner Research

Supply Chain Risk Management at Healthcare Providers Must Move Beyond Emergency Planning

Published: 04 December 2014

ID: G00270295

Analyst(s): Eric O'Daffer , Noha Tohamy


For many healthcare providers, supply chain risk management is synonymous with emergency planning. Here, we look at why emergency supply chain planning at IDNs is not enough, offer Gartner best practices from other industries and show how leaders can build effective risk management strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Communicate the Value of Supply Chain Risk Management and Its Positive Impact on Patient Care and Cost
  • Develop a Risk Management Framework to Lead Your IDN Through the Five Essential Steps of Strategize and Design, Identify and Assess, Analyze, Respond, Monitor and Manage
    • Strategize and Design a Risk Management Plan
    • Identify and Assess Risks
    • Analyze
    • Respond
    • Monitor and Manage

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