Supplies

Ask the Care Expert about ... preparedness and supplies

Ask the Care Expert about ... preparedness and supplies

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We have a group of residents we are taking to visit a large garden near our facility for the day. Two of the residents attending have colostomies. Besides an extra colostomy bag/appliance, should I take any other supplies along with us to be prepared for leaks?

GPOs bring bottom-line benefits to long-term care providers, other healthcare organizations: report

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Group purchasing organizations are making costs lower for long-term care operators and other healthcare providers, asserts a recent report from the Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII).

Sandy and the supply chain: The vital role of GPOs

Sandy and the supply chain: The vital role of GPOs

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Although Hurricane Sandy-related news coverage has been plentiful, no one has focused on the crucial role the supply chain played in ensuring that healthcare providers could continue to serve patients and residents.