ASC supply chain tip of the day: Prepare a substitution list

Preparing ahead of time for supply chain disruptions will give ASCs the ability to provide the center with information, alternatives and product updates on a timely basis, according to Cheryl Poplaski, Vizient's senior director of supply chain operations.

She shared the following supply chain tip with Becker's ASC Review:

"Prepare an approved substitution list for those supplies required for continued patient care operations, and limit the amount of product delivered to stocking areas to match use."

To submit a supply chain tip for consideration, please email Rachel Popa at

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