Tosh, P., Feldman, H., Christian, M. et al. (2014). Business and Continuity of Operations: Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement. Chest. 146(4 Suppl):e103S-17S.
The Business and Continuity of Operations Panel of the American College of Chest Physicians developed a series of questions related to supply chain vulnerabilities during disasters that healthcare facilities should be asking as they create their response plans. The authors provide 18 suggestions to mitigate these vulnerabilities focused on medication/ medical supply shortages and continuity of information technology (IT) operations.