New Jersey hospitals revamping supply chains for second wave

July 17, 2020

New Jersey hospitals are revamping their supply chains a potential second coronavirus wave, according to an article on the New Jersey Herald website. 

Atlantic Health’s six hospitals plan to stockpile enough personal protective equipment to last 90 days at a burn rate 20 percent higher than the worst day they've seen so far in the pandemic. 

Atlantic already has 50 percent more ventilators than it did before the pandemic. 

Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck wants to have more than a year's worth of supplies on hand. It is working to standardize its ventilators and is investing in expanded inventory of home telemonitoring equipment. 

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