HSCA Statement on Senate HELP Committee Hearing on the Coronavirus
Washington, DC (March 3, 2020) – Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) President and CEO Khatereh Calleja today released the following statement in conjunction with “An Emerging Disease Threat: How the U.S. Is Responding to COVID-19, the Novel Coronavirus,” a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP):
“HSCA and its member healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs) applaud Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) for their focus on the United States’ efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
“Public health crises like the coronavirus place enormous stress on the entire healthcare system, including first responders, physicians, hospitals, other healthcare providers, and the patients they serve. HSCA and its member GPOs are working closely with Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, and all healthcare stakeholders throughout the healthcare delivery system to safeguard the supply chain and ensure hospitals and healthcare providers are equipped to treat and prevent the spread of this disease.
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