Medical Logistics

MedicalLogistics

Adu-Poku,Samuel, David Asamoah, and Patience Aseweh Abor. &quotUsers`Perspective of Supply Chain System in Ghana: TheCase of Adansi South District Health Directorate.&quot Users`Perspective of Supply Chain System in Ghana: TheCase of Adansi South District Health Directorate.2011. Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://mmj.sagepub.com/content/11/2/176.abstract&gt.

Inthis brief study, Adu-Poku, David, and Patience investigate themedical logistics chain in Ghana. The research takes place in theAdansi South District Health administration. The study focuses onmedical logistics management, its procurement, and the end userperspective on the entire system. This article gives me a practicalexample and implementation of medical logistics system hence,important for my research.

Bailey,Gavin, Tom Cherrett, and Ben Waterson. &quotThe internet of thingsfor efficient medical logistics: a best practice review.&quot(2011).

Thisis a peer reviewed article that explores on the supply chainmanagement, and how to improve it by using Information andCommunications technologies (ICT). Some of these technologies such asbarcodes, radio frequency identification (RFID), make communicationamong logisticians easier. Indeed, this articles offers highvisibility level and automation in logistics hence, a significantreference for my research.

Bowler,Arthur.&nbspLogisticsand the Failure of the British Army in America, 1775-1783.Princeton University Press, 2015.

Thisbook discusses and analyses the logistics, as well as the failure ofBritish army in America between 1775 and 1783. Bowler investigatesthe invincible fighting machine. He urges that an effective fightingforce is adequately fed, housed, clothed, transported, and servicedgenerally. This book will help me point out logistics challengesBritish forces in America faced and use the same information in mywork.

Camm,Frank A.&nbspWhatthe Army Needs to Know to Align Its Operational and InstitutionalActivities.Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2007. Internet resource.

Cammurges that an army must align its institutional activities with thoseof operating forces in order to succeed. Further, Camm provides avalue chain model that can be used to align the army’s’ need andresources to three representational institutional army activities:short-term acquisition, enlisted accessioning, and medical services.This evidence is well researched and written with a long list ofuseful references hence will be of great help for my research.

Collins,Rachel. &quotARMY.MIL, The Official Homepage of the United StatesArmy.&quot ArmyFielding New Joint Tool.2012. Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://www.army.mil/article/84482/Army_Fielding_New_Joint_Medical_Logistics_Tool/&gt.

Inthis article, Collins discusses about the New Joint Tool. The new software will improve customer service and reduceerror hence make processing, ordering and delivery more efficient.In addition, Collins points out how the system will be implemented insixty-one army units across eight countries. This article will offersupplementary information for my research.

Galuszka,Douglas H.&nbspMedicalLogistics in a New Threater of Operations: An Operation Iraqi FreedomCase Study.Army Command and General Staff Coll Fort Leavenworth Ks School ofAdvanced Military Studies, 2006.

Thisarticle discusses the medical logistics system that the US forcesused during Iraq war. In addition, the article reviews the lessonsthat retired logisticians learned from the Second World War and GulfWar, as well as it emphasis on the challenges the logisticians facedin building a logistical support system. Undoubtedly,this article will be of great significance to my research as itstates some of medical logistics problems such as poor garrisonprocedures, lack of infrastructure, and poor communication.

Hanlon,Michael E. TheScience of War Defense Budgeting, Military Technology, Logistics, andCombat Outcomes.Princeton: Princeton UP 2009. Print.

Thisis a comprehensive book that analyses how the U.S military spendmoney, allocate its resources, and chooses tactics. Hanlon describeshow the military budget operates, how they army develops strategies,how they access and deploy new technology, and how they handlelogistics of troops and equipments all over the world. The book is essential for my research as it offers an insight of wideranges of topics in logistics.

Health.mil.&quotDefense .&quot Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://www.health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Business-Support/Defense-Medical-Logistics&gt.

Thiswebsite defines defense medical logistics, as well as gives examplesof medical products and services in military health care facilities.Medical logistics is privileged to give soldiers, airmen, sailors,and mariners the health care they need. This is a helpful source toget an overview of defense medical logistics.

Konoske,Paula, et al. &quot Management Program.&quot U.S.Patent No. 20,150,242,577. 27 Aug. 2015.

Inthis article, Konoske discusses about the computer implementableprograms and methods that are used for medical logistics. He alsodiscusses the six modules of this computer program and how theyoperate. The article is important for my study because it offers thebasic technology knowledge on medical logistics.

Liu,Binglian.&nbspContemporaryLogistics in China: Consolidation and Deepening., 2014. Print.

Inthis book, Liu gives a clear view of intrinsic consolidation&nbspandelaborates on the China’s recent logistic development. In addition,the book presents comprehensive analysis of modern logistics, as wellas discuses the future logistical development in china. Indeed, thebook is an indispensable and a timely reference for my research.

ProductLifecycle Logistics. &quotHealthcare Logistics.&quot -Healthcare Industry Supply Chain.Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://www.genco.com/Healthcare/healthcare-industry-logistics.php&gt.

Thiswebsites gives an overview of healthcare logistics. According to theProduct Lifecycle Logistics, medical logistics is one of the manychallenges that healthcare manufacturers face in their dailyactivities. This site may play a crucial role to scholars andresearchers who may want to research on healthcare logistics.

Willems,Anouk, Jan Willems, and Andrzej Hadjasinski.&nbspInformationLogistics Research Report Frameworks in the healthcare industry.No. NRI09-04. Nyenrode Business Universities, 2009.

Willems,Jan, and Andrzej investigate information logistics and their relatingconcepts like information systems, knowledge management, and contextawareness in the healthcare industry. The main goal of informationlogistic is to give the right information hence, this researchreport state it as a vital to structure, manage, and help to useinformation in the right way.

YING,Jun, Dan ZHOU, and Deseng CAO. &quotEstablishment of medicallogistics standard system for quality management in generalhospital.&quot&nbspChineseHospitals&nbsp3(2012): 017.

Ying,Dan, and Deseng elaborate the quality management practices thatresults to effective medical logistics standards systems. They urgethat good infrastructure and successful practices improves medicallogistics, as well as improves health centers core competitiveness.This article is essential for my research because it elaborates onthe effective medical logistics standard systems.

WorkCited

Adu-Poku,Samuel, David Asamoah, and Patience Aseweh Abor. &quotUsers`Perspective of Supply Chain System in Ghana: TheCase of Adansi South District Health Directorate.&quot Users`Perspective of Supply Chain System in Ghana: TheCase of Adansi South District Health Directorate.2011. Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://mmj.sagepub.com/content/11/2/176.abstract&gt.

Bailey,Gavin, Tom Cherrett, and Ben Waterson. &quotThe internet of thingsfor efficient medical logistics: a best practice review.&quot(2011).

Bowler,Arthur.&nbspLogisticsand the Failure of the British Army in America, 1775-1783.Princeton University Press, 2015.

Camm,Frank A.&nbspWhatthe Army Needs to Know to Align Its Operational and InstitutionalActivities.Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2007. Internet resource

Collins,Rachel. &quotARMY.MIL, The Official Homepage of the United StatesArmy.&quot ArmyFielding New Joint Tool.2012. Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://www.army.mil/article/84482/Army_Fielding_New_Joint_Medical_Logistics_Tool/&gt.

Galuszka,Douglas H.&nbspMedicalLogistics in a New Threater of Operations: An Operation Iraqi FreedomCase Study.ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS SCHOOL OFADVANCED MILITARY STUDIES, 2006.

Hanlon,Michael E. TheScience of War Defense Budgeting, Military Technology, Logistics, andCombat Outcomes.Princeton: Princeton UP 2009. Print.

Health.mil.&quotDefense .&quot Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://www.health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Business-Support/Defense-Medical-Logistics&gt.

Konoske,Paula, et al. &quot Management Program.&quot U.S.Patent No. 20,150,242,577. 27 Aug. 2015.

Liu,Binglian.&nbspContemporaryLogistics in China: Consolidation and Deepening., 2014. Print.

ProductLifecycle Logistics. &quotHealthcare Logistics.&quot -Healthcare Industry Supply Chain.Web. 9 Oct. 2015.&lthttp://www.genco.com/Healthcare/healthcare-industry-logistics.php&gt.

Willems,Anouk, Jan Willems, and Andrzej Hadjasinski.&nbspInformationLogistics Research Report Frameworks in the healthcare industry.No. NRI09-04. Nyenrode Business Universities, 2009.

YING,Jun, Dan ZHOU, and Deseng CAO. &quotEstablishment of medicallogistics standard system for quality management in generalhospital.&quot&nbspChineseHospitals&nbsp3(2012): 017.