With COVID-19 continuing to place unprecedented demands on supply, healthcare providers may be tempted to turn to unknown sources to find additional products. But using unfamiliar suppliers presents risks to healthcare providers – risks that distributors can help reduce.
A little common sense can go a long way when it comes to vetting a PPE source, beginning with these timeless words of wisdom, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”.
The unprecedented increase in demand for PPE has spurred an opportunity marketplace where brokers with no healthcare experience engage in fraud and profiteering. These opportunistic traders should not be confused with legitimate commercial distributors working to ensure a reliable flow of high-quality medical products to providers.
Hundreds of containers have fallen from container ships into ocean waters in recent months, in a flare-up of accidents that can destroy millions of dollars worth of goods, damage vessels and endanger lives and the environment. Here’s how it can happen.
With that in mind, if your eyeglasses are fogging when you put on a face mask, it’s because warm, moist air you exhale is being directed up to your glasses.