SafeSource Direct keeps promise to bring jobs to Acadiana Region

SafeSource Direct keeps promise to bring jobs to Acadiana Region

SafeSource Direct keeps promise to bring jobs to Acadiana Regionwhile protecting U.S. healthcare workers from future PPE shortages
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SafeSource Direct Honored with National CiCi Award for Community Impact

SafeSource Direct Honored with National CiCi Award for Community Impact

Broussard, La. SafeSource Direct, LLC, the manufacturer of high-quality, American-made personal protective equipment (PPE), was recognized for its community impact by Trade & Industry Development magazine as part of the 16th annual CiCi ...
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Covid's Trial by Fire for Ochsner Health's Supply Chain Chief Régine Villain

Covid's Trial by Fire for Ochsner Health's Supply Chain Chief Régine Villain

Villain created the first provider-owned personal protective equipment manufacturing facility in the United States for nearshoring supply.
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Uncorking today’s Covid-19 supply chain to meet the challenges of future pandemics

At what point do the benefits of local production of medical supplies outweigh the potentially higher cost? The sudden and near-overwhelming demand for Covid-19 testing during the Omicron phase of the ...
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Burned by COVID supply crunch, hospitals invest in U.S. mask-making

Two days before Christmas, a cargo ship left Mumbai with a mask-making machine bound for Illinois-based OSF HealthCare, which will use the equipment to make its own N95 masks.
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For people relying on medical equipment, the supply chain crisis can mean life or death

In the eight years that Carl and Tanya Whitley have cared for their son Tim in their San Jose home, they’ve weathered many challenges. Duchenne muscular dystrophy makes Tim reliant on ...
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Hospitals brace with supply shortages amid global port crisis

A statewide indoor mask mandate goes into effect on Wednesday, as COVID-related cases and hospitalizations rise in California. As of this week, some 800,000 Americans have died of COVID-19, according to Johns ...
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Supply chain woes trigger shortages of critical medical devices

Eying the offshore traffic jams at ports and supply chain problems, California hospitals report delays and shortages in medical supplies. Some patients are forced to reuse medical tubes.
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'Totally unacceptable': Shortages of basic medical supplies continue

A medical supply distributor sounded the alarm back in August warning that medical supply shortages were being exacerbated by the shipping crisis and COVID-19 pandemic. Despite government attempts to remove shipping bottlenecks, hospitals continue struggling ...
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Harrowing experience of front-line workers revealed in pandemic survey

Frustration with a lack of personal protective equipment, concerns for the safety of their colleagues and loved ones, and being afraid to speak out to employers for fear of retaliation—these are just ...
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