Raw material shortages force medical suppliers to seek alternatives
As supply chain shortages persist across the country, suppliers are seeking alternative solutions to find equipment for their patients, Spectrum News 1 reported April 14. While some items are being replenished, the shortage of raw materials is making it difficult for suppliers to repair broken devices and fulfill other new requests. Ed Dressen, owner of Dressen Medical Supply in Holly Springs, N.C., told Spectrum News 1 he waits months for orders to be fulfilled for clients. "I've had one scooter on order since October that I haven't been able to get.