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    Hospital Workers Make Masks From Office Supplies Amid U.S. Shortage

Hospital Workers Make Masks From Office Supplies Amid U.S. Shortage

Bloomberg | More than half of hospitals had changed practices by the end of February to preserve supplies of protective equipment.

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    Hospitals Facing Coronavirus Are Running Out of Masks, Other Key Equipment

Hospitals Facing Coronavirus Are Running Out of Masks, Other Key Equipment

The Wall Street Journal | Premier's Chaun Powell comments on the volume of medical equipment hospitals are needing during the coronavirus outbreak.

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    US Hospitals are Struggling to Respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic

US Hospitals are Struggling to Respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Vox Media | Premier reported it had seen demand for surgical masks double from what they usually see.

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    As Coronavirus Testing Gears Up, Specialized Swabs Running Out

As Coronavirus Testing Gears Up, Specialized Swabs Running Out

Kaiser Health News | Premier's Soumi Saha says hospitals are having trouble getting enough specialized swabs for coronavirus testing.

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    Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic, Scams Involving Personal Protective Equipment Emerge

Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic, Scams Involving Personal Protective Equipment Emerge

MedTech Intelligence | Premier's Chaun Powell advises that health systems do the following to avoid being scammed during the novel coronavirus crisis.

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    On the Front Lines in the Advocacy Around Hospital Supply Chain Issues: One Expert’s View

On the Front Lines in the Advocacy Around Hospital Supply Chain Issues: One Expert’s View

Healthcare Innovation | Premier's Soumi Saha shares the latest developments around advocacy to improve the health system supply chain, at this moment in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    'We're Going to Have a Real Problem': New York's Governor Warns that the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Overwhelm Hospitals

’We’re Going to Have a Real Problem’: New York’s Governor Warns that the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Overwhelm Hospitals

Business Insider | Premier is set to survey the hospitals it works with to get a sense of how much added ICU capacity each is able to make.

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    Senior Living Facilities Lack Supply of Protective Gear, Survey Finds

Senior Living Facilities Lack Supply of Protective Gear, Survey Finds

Politico | One-third of senior living facilities don’t have a supply of specialized face masks used to protect workers from contracting the coronavirus.

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    Surge in Coronavirus Patients Threatens to Swamp U.S. Hospitals

Surge in Coronavirus Patients Threatens to Swamp U.S. Hospitals

The Washington Post | Premier has asked the Trump administration to draw down on the national emergency stockpile of masks and earmark millions of them for nursing homes.

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    U.S. Virus Response Marred by Overconfidence and Delays

U.S. Virus Response Marred by Overconfidence and Delays

Bloomberg Businessweek | Premier's Chaun Powell comments on the availability of supplies to hospitals as the U.S. response to coronavirus ramped up.

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    Vice President Pence Meets with Hospital Executives to Talk Challenges as Coronavirus Spreads

Vice President Pence Meets with Hospital Executives to Talk Challenges as Coronavirus Spreads

Fox6 News Milwaukee | Premier's Soumi Saha says the coronavirus is already stretching hospital resources thin.

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    Despite Overall Positive Reactions, Stakeholders Worry About Provider Burdens, Timelines of Interoperability Rules

Despite Overall Positive Reactions, Stakeholders Worry About Provider Burdens, Timelines of Interoperability Rules

Healthcare Innovation | Premier's Meryl Bloomrosen comments on the timelines for interoperability rules especially considering the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Virus Exposes Fragmented US Health System: Premier CEO (Radio)

Virus Exposes Fragmented US Health System: Premier CEO (Radio)

Bloomberg Radio | Premier's Susan DeVore discusses healthcare and medical supply issues surrounding the coronavirus.

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    Virus Strains U.S. Health System With Supply, Test Shortage

Virus Strains U.S. Health System With Supply, Test Shortage

Bloomberg | Premier's Chaun Powell discusses the impacts of the decreasing supply of PPE.

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    Coronavirus Stokes Supply Shortage Concerns in Over 85% of US Providers

Coronavirus Stokes Supply Shortage Concerns in Over 85% of US Providers

HealthCare Business News | Demand for N95 masks skyrocketed up in January and February, according to a survey by Premier.

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    Coronavirus Outbreak Could Lead To Shortages Of Important, Life-Saving Medications

Coronavirus Outbreak Could Lead To Shortages Of Important, Life-Saving Medications

CBS New York | With 80% of non-active pharmaceutical ingredients made in China the whole supply chain could be put at risk said Premier's Michael Alkire.

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    Hospitals Face Worries of Supply, Staff Shortages as Coronavirus Cases Tick Up

Hospitals Face Worries of Supply, Staff Shortages as Coronavirus Cases Tick Up

Healthcare Dive | Soumi Saha says Premier has been advising hospitals to make sure they have needed PPE on hand but is cautioning against hoarding.

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    Atrium, Novant to Start Preparations as Coronavirus Spreads Globally

Atrium, Novant to Start Preparations as Coronavirus Spreads Globally

The Charlotte Business Journal | A Premier survey estimated a minimum of 56M masks will be needed this year. That's a roughly 150% jump in demand compared to a typical year.

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    Healthcare Braces for Shortages of Supplies Due to Coronavirus

Healthcare Braces for Shortages of Supplies Due to Coronavirus

CNN | Premier's Soumi Saha notes the company is in a "unique position" in the supply chain, which may make it aware of shortages before the FDA.

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    Coronavirus Slows Drug Production in China, the World’s Pharmacy

Coronavirus Slows Drug Production in China, the World’s Pharmacy

The Wall Street Journal | Premier's Soumi Saha discusses the impact on drug production in China due to the coronavirus.

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    Masks Run Short as Coronavirus Spreads

Masks Run Short as Coronavirus Spreads

The Wall Street Journal | All distributors surveyed recently by Premier said they had delivered less than half of the medical respirators that hospitals had ordered in the past 45 days.

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