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Health care logistics: who has the ball during disaster?

By Jerry D. VanVactor

Abstract

In contemporary organizations, a wide gamut of options is available for sustaining and supporting health care operations. When disaster strikes, despite having tenable plans for routine replenishment and operations, many organizations find themselves ill-prepared, ill-equipped, and without effective mechanisms in place to sustain operations during the immediate aftermath of a crisis. Health care operations can be abruptly halted due to the non-availability of supply

Topics: Perspective
Publisher: CoAction Publishing
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3168225
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