Eligibility and Criteria
An effective and efficient national supply chain that reaches the last mile is critical in ensuring the right medicines, diagnostics and other health commodities are available at the right time, place, and cost for those who need them. This award is open to anyone working in the life sciences, hospital and health and medical devices supply chains, be it procurement, sourcing, or distribution. It recognizes innovations, organizations, individuals, techniques, projects, or processes who have ensured that supply chains benefit patient health outcomes. Nominees are firms, institutions or individuals who navigate regulations and innovations to get the right medicines to the right patients at the right time, safely and efficiently. Additionally, nominees are supporting the healthcare industry by providing research and education focused on priority healthcare supply chain issues.
Therefore, the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management Award will celebrate the efforts of those who enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of the healthcare supply chain through innovative and successful initiatives. With the COVID-19 crisis, nominees are also coordinating supply chain efforts to adequately respond to the rapidly evolving global public health crisis. Do you know an individual, firm, institution, or entity with streamlined and effective distribution systems to address chronic logistics and transport challenges in healthcare supply chain? Do you know organizations, firms or entities demonstrating the highest level of rigor in product cost, quality assurance and operational efficiency combined with a culture of collaboration with clinicians to improve patient care and outcomes across the care continuum? Do you know firms, individuals, organizations in the health sector whose quality of their supply chain partners, suppliers, relationships, and processes, and having manufacturing in house, enables them to achieve market leading levels of service to their customers?
Nominate healthcare organizations or individuals that demonstrate excellence in supply chain management for this award!