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HSUS in the News: Fierce Healthcare

In an interview with Robert King, reporter at Fierce Healthcare, Health Supply US CEO Christopher Garcia shared his insights on how COVID-19 has forced hospitals to be careful about their suppliers as the US faced a shortage in PPE. Hospitals are now finding innovative sourcing strategies and domestic supply chains to protect against the risks…
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Health Supply Wins DLA Protective Gown Supply Contract

Health Supply US was one of eight suppliers to win the $1.2B DLA contract. View the full GovConWire Press Release The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded eight companies one-year contracts worth potentially $1.2B combined to provide disposable gowns for the Strategic National Stockpile under the Department of Health and Human Services’ management. Contract work includes the supply…
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Gloves

The New Tyvek Isolation Gowns Are Now Available

Health Supply U.S. is proud to announce the addition of Dupont’s Tyvek® 1222A non-surgical isolation gown to our growing list of available products.  This 100% American-made product is made using a newly-patented flash spinning process.  This new material can be sewn into gowns to create a single-use AAMI Level 3 rated gown that offers an…
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Health Supply Masks N95 PPE Preparedness

PPE Face Masks

Making Comparisons Between U. S. and International Models Understanding the different uses and ratings for masks can be challenging, especially when a supply shortage requires one to look overseas for a supplier. Most masks are made in the United States, Europe, or China, and each region has different classifications of masks rated for use in…
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PPE Testing

Understanding Covid-19 Antibody Test Accuracy

The United States has made significant strides in Covid-19 testing capacity in recent months.  As recently as late February, the CDC had approved only one type of Covid-19 test, but in response to overwhelming need, the FDA changed the criteria for the manufacture and use of test kits by making it easier for manufacturers to…
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Health Supply PPE Preparedness

Considerations for Creating a PPE Stockpile (Part 2 of 2)

Preparing for a Previously Unknown Pathogen The COVID-19 crisis has created a global shortage of PPE and we understand the importance of bringing our stockpile numbers up. The White House states a Core State Preparedness Responsibility for reopening the United States is the”ability to quickly and independently supply sufficient Personal Protective Equipment and critical medical…
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Health Supply PPE Preparedness

Considerations for Creating a PPE Stockpile (Part 1 of 2)

Preparing for Seasonal Flu and Flu Pandemic The COVID-19 crisis has created a global shortage of PPE and we understand the importance of bringing our stockpile numbers up. The White House states a Core State Preparedness Responsibility for reopening the United States is the”ability to quickly and independently supply sufficient Personal Protective Equipment and critical…
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