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Healthcare Supply Chainnovator Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers Finalists 2017: Owens & Minor and Johnson & Johnson

Published: 03 November 2017

ID: G00336663

Analyst(s): Anita Vila-Parrish , Eric O'Daffer , Lisa Callinan , Ken Chadwick , Stephen Meyer , Dana Stiffler


The annual Healthcare Supply Chainnovator awards recognize supply chain innovations that improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care. Supply chain leaders can use the examples from our 2017 finalists, Owens & Minor and Johnson & Johnson, to improve their own operations.

Table Of Contents


  • The Need for Supply Chain Innovation
  • O&M and MTS Field Inventory Branch Concept
    • What the Chainnovation Was
    • How Chainnovation Was Achieved
    • The Impact of the Chainnovation
  • Johnson & Johnson I 2 C
    • What the Chainnovation Was
    • How Chainnovation Was Achieved
    • The Impact of the Chainnovation
  • Appendix: Mission and Methodology of Gartner Supply Chainnovators

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