Gartner Research

Healthcare Supply Chain Best Practice Series: Parkview Health Improves Resiliency by Revamping Supply Chain Disaster Inventory Planning

Published: 14 July 2016

ID: G00303320

Analyst(s): John Johnson , Eric O'Daffer


Parkview Health embarked on an 11-step process to ensure that its supply chain is prepared to support a disaster, while balancing business risk with preparedness. This research identifies how it got there and why measuring service and forecast demand is crucial for emergency inventory planning.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determining Risk and the Right Safety Stock in the Event of a Crisis
  • Using Demand Planning to Create Safety Stock Requirements
  • Project Requirements and Results

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.