Skip to Content

Tag: Health Industry Distributors Association


News

Transportation delays persist, HIDA says

April 11, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Delays dropped from 37 to 27 days in December 2021, but transportation times are still 440% longer than they were before the pandemic, according to research released by the Health Industry Distributors Association.  Specifically, the volume of medical supply containers awaiting delivery has increased 13% in the last months, HIDA reports.  “The issue isn’t going away,” said Matthew J. Rowan, president and CEO. “Despite the end of the...

Health Industry Distributors Association, supply chain challenges, transportation times


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

In brief: HIDA research, catheter white paper, Quipt acquisition

January 7, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Medical supplies are being delayed 37 days due to ongoing supply chain problems, according to research by the Health Industry Distributors Association.  These delays are impacting 8,000-12,000 containers of supplies throughout the U.S. transportation system, the association says.  “HIDA recommends a fast-pass system to prioritize essential medical supplies through ports, onto rail and truck for expedited delivery to the front lines of health care,”...

aahomecare, Catheters, Health Industry Distributors Association, Inogen, One Drop, supply chain constraints


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

HIDA: Medical supplies face ongoing delays

January 5, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Medical supplies are being delayed 37 days due to ongoing supply chain problems, according to research by the Health Industry Distributors Association.  These delays are impacting 8,000-12,000 containers of supplies throughout the U.S. transportation system, the association says.  “HIDA recommends a fast-pass system to prioritize essential medical supplies through ports, onto rail and truck for expedited delivery to the front lines of health care,”...

Health Industry Distributors Association, Medical supplies, supply chain


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

HIDA calls for further transportation action

November 10, 2021HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Health Industry Distributors Association has called for further action to avoid delays in delivering medical supplies to health care providers.  In a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation, HIDA first thanked the administration for its recent work to expand the business hours of ports.   “Unprecedented transportation delays have hindered reliable and timely movement of medical products,” said Linda Rouse O’Neill, HIDA vice president...

Health Industry Distributors Association, Home Medical Equipment, supply chain constraints


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

HIDA brings HISCI under its umbrella

July 18, 2018HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Health Industry Distributors Association will merge with the Healthcare Industry Supply Chain Institute, effective Sept. 1. HISCI members will become affiliate members of HIDA and HISCI leadership will continue to guide its activities. “The addition of HISCI's members into the HIDA network is a 'win' for both organizations and their members,” said Matt Rowan, HIDA president and CEO. “This combination will add new dimensions to HIDA's networking and educational...

Health Industry Distributors Association, HIDA, HISCI


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon