The provision of oxygen and other life-saving medical gases is largely taken for granted in the developed world.
Since the surge in demand that ensued amidst the Covid-19 crisis, however, healthcare providers – alongside their supply chain partners – have been forced to take stock to ensure future emergency preparedness. Reviewing existing hospital infrastructure and procurement routes has been key to ensuring long-term resilience.
As emergency settings seek to extend capacities and conserve life-giving gases wherever possible, the entire healthcare ecosystem now has an opportunity to re-think supply and demand, finding ways to gain greater control when it comes to the most appropriate and responsible management of oxygen use.
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