Supply chain issues hinder ambulance purchase
April 2, 2020
In February, the Board of Trustees for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) instructed Karl Rude, president of Health Management Services, to seek out possible new ambulances to bolster the Sundance fleet. Though he was able to offer options at Wednesday’s meeting, the list was short due to supply chain issues.
The last few weeks have turned supply chains on their heads, Rude explained, particularly now that companies are repurposing their equipment to make items to help with the pandemic.
Companies that sell ambulances do still have vehicles available, he explained, but it is n...