Primary Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:
Nearly everyone in the United States—and the world as a whole—has now been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything from schools, to hospitals, to workplaces have been affected. Among the greatest impact seen has been the impact to the various lines of supplies in the medical field. Please review this article.
Share how the pandemic has had an impact in both the demand for, and supply of healthcare goods and services.
Describe the impact the supply chain disruption had on healthcare organizations in your own community in terms of financial impact, patient access and treatment decisions, or shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) for essential healthcare personnel.