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COVID-19 CEO Insights Series

GHX CEO Bruce Johnson introduces a new five-part video series in which he will share insights and observations crowdsourced from one of the largest healthcare communities in the industry. Tune in to celebrate healthcare community triumphs and learn how you can strengthen the healthcare supply chain and minimize financial risk during times of crisis.

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Sourcing Alternatives for Critical Supplies

created: Monday, March 23, 2020 updated: Monday, April 06, 2020
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In response to COVID-19, GHX is committed to helping ensure that our customers receive access to the data and information needed to help maintain critical supplies to serve patients and protect staff. 

We understand that inventory availability may be limited for specific medical product categories, resulting in a need to find alternative sources.

In order to support the healthcare community with these alternative source research efforts, GHX referenced McKinsey’s report, COVID-19 Crisis: US Healthcare Provider and Payer Preparedness a list of anticipated medical product shortages. Key data teams at both GHX and Lumere have identified multiple manufacturers and distributors that supply the items referenced in the McKinsey report and provided the following resources:

  1. Reference list of vendors for critical supplies at risk of shortages, by product category. - DOWNLOAD NOW

  2. Complimentary access is currently available through April 2020 to the Lumere evidence-based research on drugs and devices, including a quick reference list of COVID-19 related supplies with potential shortages.