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Why a Business Continuity Plan Is Crucial for Healthcare Provider Supply Chains

Published: 12 November 2019

Summary

With supply disruptions on the rise in healthcare, reactive measures are no longer sufficient. Supply chain leaders at IDNs can use this research to employ preventive measures such as improved data analytics, external intelligence and supplier visibility to build a more resilient supply chain.

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  • Key Challenges
  • Communicate Business Continuity Risks Throughout Your IDN, and Build a Strong Platform for Investments in Formal Response Plans
  • Dedicate a Leader to Manage Business Continuity and Ensure That the Role Intersects Sourcing, Logistics and Analytics
  • Build Supply Continuity Capabilities in the Areas of External Monitoring, Failure to Supply Contract Language, and Supplier Scorecards

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