National Health Care Supply Chain Management

Aashish Kaushal

Aarogyapath, a web-based solution for the healthcare supply chain that provides real-time availability of critical supplies launched. This public platform will help healthcare users like hospitals, pathology laboratories, research institutes, medical colleges and patients. This national healthcare supply chain portal will remove supply chain bottlenecks during the Covid-19 pandemic. The vision of this initiative is to set up an information management and forecasting database platform at national level. It will capture demand and supply scenarios for key healthcare needs items. This public platform can help customers in tackling a number of routinely experienced issues like dependence on limited suppliers, time-consuming processes to identify good quality products, limited access to suppliers etc. It also helps to reduce the