Publisher’s Letter

Providing support and hope during an unprecedented time

Welcome to this first-ever special edition of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting. We have been publishing for over 15 years with a front row seat to the U.S. Healthcare Supply Chain. Our community is facing an unprecedented crisis and we simply cannot sit by, so we’ve created this publication to help in the looming COVID-19 crisis.

We stand in solidarity and support of our nation’s medical suppliers in this great time of uncertainty. In an effort to inform our nation’s supply chain leaders, we have assembled this group of suppliers to communicate how they are assisting all of you supporting our hospitals and IDNs.

In this magazine you will find contributions from many renowned experts who share their insights and observations to shed some light and hope during a challenging time. I’d like to thank the following people for their contributions:

  • Dee Donatelli
  • Jeromie Atkinson
  • John Strong
  • John Bardis

Communication is paramount to any crisis relief plan. During this COVID-19 crisis the number one request we hear from Supply Chain Leaders is that they are trying to understand when and where help is coming from. This publication shows them exactly how suppliers are answering the call. You will see direct responses on what suppliers are doing to repair the nation’s supply chain and support our healthcare providers.

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting is committed to helping Supply Chain professionals coast to coast. Keep an eye on regular updates via our website at or through our DaileNews.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions or if I can be of service to you. Thank you for reading this special edition of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting.