One Way to Build More Resilient Medical Supply Chains in the U.S

One Way to Build More Resilient Medical Supply Chains in the U.S

Summary.   When shortages of PPE and other medical supplies hit in the early months of the pandemic, tens of thousands of domestic producers — from individual to large companies in other industries — sprang into action and made a huge difference. They should not be forgotten after the pandemic is over. Health care organizations should factor them…

How the COVID-19 Vaccine Will Get to You, with Help from ‘Cold Chain’ Technology

How the COVID-19 Vaccine Will Get to You, with Help from ‘Cold Chain’ Technology

Ron Leibman, a partner of McCarter & English, was called upon as an expert for an article in Forbes on Supply Chain and Logistics related to the distribution requirements for the COVID-19 vaccines. “On Sunday, December 13, temperature-controlled semi-trailer trucks operated by Boyle Transportation, a UPS partner, hauled the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses exiting…

IBM Releases Report on Cyber Actors Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

IBM Releases Report on Cyber Actors Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

IBM X-Force has released a report on malicious cyber actors targeting the COVID-19 cold chain—an integral part of delivering and storing a vaccine at safe temperatures. Impersonating a biomedical company, cyber actors are sending phishing and spearphishing emails to executives and global organizations involved in vaccine storage and transport to harvest account credentials. The emails…

US Department of Justice; Combatting COVID-19 Fraud

US Department of Justice; Combatting COVID-19 Fraud

Be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams. If you think you are a victim of a scam or attempted fraud involving COVID-19, you can report it without leaving your home by calling the Department of Justice’s National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721 or submit the…

PPE; Protecting Your Business

PPE; Protecting Your Business

Recorded: October 25, 2020 About the podcast Topic: We are in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  And while much of the attention has been focused on rates of infection, outcomes, treatments, vaccines, masks, and social distancing, there has been little attention paid to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which includes items such as; masks (of…