6 supply chain updates from the past week
Paige Haeffele –
Supply chain developments reported by Becker’s since July 15.
- RevMed has launched an online marketplace that allows CHWs and hospitals to buy and sell supplies to each other. Facilities can use the platform to recover money spent on excess inventory and buy supplies at lower prices and in smaller quantities than they might have from suppliers, according to the company. Sellers can use the platform to analyze and list excess inventory for sale, and buyers can search for specific items and create custom watchlists in the event of transactions.
- Some states are lean on their own monkeypox vaccine rationing strategies, as demand for the two-dose Jynneos vaccine still far exceeds supply.
- Florida Department of Health won’t promoting the COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 and under, forcing some doctors to throw away usable doses and straining retail pharmacies and independent doctors to fill the void.
- HHS order 2.5 million doses of Jynneos from Bavarian Nordic, the only manufacturer to have an approved monkeypox vaccine. Full supply is expected to be available by mid-2023, and over 150,000 doses have already been shipped to US states and jurisdictions.
- RWJBarnabas Medical Group based in West Orange, NJ spear BuyLocal, an online platform that allows local, minority-owned, veteran-owned, and women’s businesses to register online to meet supply chain or future demand-side system services. health. Registered companies will be included in a database and will be considered for procurement and contracting opportunities.
- Some states are restrict access to the monkeypox vaccine due to a shortage. Some prioritize doses for those who have been directly exposed to monkeypox, and others only offer a single injection of the required two-dose schedule.