For a technology-forward company like Airspace Technologies, the opportunity to use drones in logistics is very exciting – and thanks to the work of some savvy startups, the technology could be ready fairly soon. However, much like self-driving vehicles, we will first need to settle the regulatory and insurance parts.
When managing medical logistics, every minute matters. This is especially true in the medical courier business when an organ or blood donation needs to be delivered across the county or even to a neighboring state.
The life sciences industry relies heavily on time-critical logistics. Shipments containing blood, tissue, or organs can often mean life or death for the recipient. It is imperative for hospitals, clinics, and specimen banks to effectively plan, route, and track these shipments. Shipping medical specimen can be done internally, which can be costly, or through a Third Party Logistics provider. It is imperative for the hospitals or clinics to utilize adaptive technology for added visibility and ease of use.
If there is one word to describe the energy that surrounded the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) this year, it’s enthusiasm. I use the term enthusiasm, rather than a bland mix of “passion” because it highlights an array of adjectives that cover the multiple personas attending the conference.