The international coronavirus supply chain has become the latest target of cyber-espionage. The threat extends beyond pharmaceutical manufacturers to all of their suppliers and vendors, which provide potential points of entry for cyber thieves. In this conversation with SupplyChainBrain Editor-in-Chief Bob Bowman, Mike Hamilton, Chief Information Security Officer with CI Security, discusses what needs to be done to protect the entire vaccine supply chain from hackers.
Global gaps in access to COVID-19 vaccines are raising concerns that the continued spread of the coronavirus will breed more dangerous versions of the pathogen, weakening medical weapons and further crippling economies.
U.S. health officials are pleading for more use of COVID-19 antibody therapies from Eli Lilly and Co. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. that have been plagued by logistical issues, lack of efficacy data and insufficient reimbursement.
The plan includes a wave of new spending, including more direct payments to households, an expansion of jobless benefits, more money for state and local governments and an expansion of vaccinations and virus-testing programs.
Jamie Teets, partner with GRJ Health, explains the reasons for the critical shortage of nitrile gloves that has plagued hospitals and healthcare workers since the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the healthcare industry. Learn how healthcare companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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