Midlands CEO Janet Carlson was one of eight ASC leaders who shared their biggest supply chain challenges with Becker’s ASC Review

Janet Carlson, CEO at The Surgery Center at Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery in Columbia (S.C.): The biggest supply chain challenge today is the ever-changing availability of the required items we need to run our operating and procedural rooms at full speed during our busiest time of year in quarter four. My materials management team is very resilient and keeps ordering our full allotment for supplies. However, just because we are given a full allotment does not guarantee that we receive the full allotment ordered. There is a significant disconnect between suppliers and the end user who needs these items to provide excellent and consistent, safe patient care.

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