February 07, 2018

HealthPRO participates in Global Forum to discuss Industry-Wide Drug Shortage Mitigation Techniques


On February 28th, HealthPRO’s Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Christine Donaldson, will participate in a discussion panel at the 2018 Global Forum: Temperature Controlled Life Science Supply Chains which presents delegates with the latest information on supply chain collaborations, drug shortages, the impact of supply chain digitization, and more.

The panel, Ensuring Continuity of Care for our Patients: Addressing Drug Shortages in Canada and Industry-Wide Mitigation Techniques, will feature:

  • discussions on the group buying organization structure and how backorders can cause severe delays
  • a review of the impact outsourced materials from India and China have on shortages in Canada
  • how to prepare for shortages ahead of time by adjusting inventory management and demand planning
  • reviewing why we are seeing more shortages now than we ever have before