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Authors :- Kavya .S, Dr. Sini V Pillai

Volume/Issue:  Volume 3 Issue 1

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The supply chain management of health care services, also called the health care logistics is very useful in the practice of patient care. In order to reduce cost and improve the quality of healthcare, it is very much essential to bring efficiency in the healthcare system, and thereby provide great opportunities for healthcare institutions. The supply chain management of healthcare services includes the movement of medicines from wholesalers to clinics or nursing units. The accessibility and availability of these products affects the efficient functioning of the medical institutions. Thus, the study helps to identifying the various issues and challenges in supply chain management faced by healthcare sector and also identifying the ways available to tackle these issues.
Keywords:- Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Logistics, Supply Chain Strategies, Cost Management.