36 min

Medical Equipment and Global Supply Chains During Coronavirus Trending Globally: Politics and Policy

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The supply chain that brings medical equipment to your local hospital, health clinic, or pharmacy is one of the world’s most important -- and most complex. On this episode Watson’s Director Ed Steinfeld talks with George Barrett '77, former chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, Inc., which is one of the world’s largest distributors and manufacturers of medical products. They discuss how supply chains for these products normally function, and what’s changed during this pandemic-induced spike in demand. They also look at what private industry and government can learn from this unprecedented moment, and how industries can better prepare for multifaceted emergencies going forward.

You can read a transcript of this episode here: [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EcQNTSFXfBVrj3-3fgothYKF8RYAGm4v/view?usp=sharing]

The supply chain that brings medical equipment to your local hospital, health clinic, or pharmacy is one of the world’s most important -- and most complex. On this episode Watson’s Director Ed Steinfeld talks with George Barrett '77, former chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, Inc., which is one of the world’s largest distributors and manufacturers of medical products. They discuss how supply chains for these products normally function, and what’s changed during this pandemic-induced spike in demand. They also look at what private industry and government can learn from this unprecedented moment, and how industries can better prepare for multifaceted emergencies going forward.

You can read a transcript of this episode here: [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EcQNTSFXfBVrj3-3fgothYKF8RYAGm4v/view?usp=sharing]

36 min

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