The answer is pretty darn well, but we're just getting going.
Hoping to understand the process of change, I interviewed Barry Blake, a colleague at SCM World who has dedicated the last 10 years to helping manufacturers, distributors and providers work toward a better healthcare value chain.
Q) What progress have you seen with the injection of supply chain thinking into healthcare?
A) It started with a simple realization that the concept of supply chain excellence does in fact apply to healthcare and that it can make a real difference. Inefficiencies persist of course, and no one should expect a clean break with the past, but right now we’re in a period of radical experimentation.
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