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SOURCE: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2010025
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Prepare to become a physician, build your knowledge, lead a health care organization, and advance your career with NEJM Group information and services.Stay connected to what's important in medical research and clinical practiceSubscribe to the most trusted and influential source ofmedical knowledge Already a subscriber? CorrespondenceCovid-19 NotesTo rapidly communicate short reports of innovative responses to Covid-19 around the world, along with a range of current thinking on policy and strategy relevant to the pandemic, the Journal has initiated the Covid-19 Notes series.As a chief physician executive, I rarely get involved in my health system’s supply-chain activities. Yet we continue to be stymied by a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), and the cavalry does not appear to be coming.Our supply-chain group has worked around the clock to secure gowns, gloves, face masks, goggles, face shields, and N95 respirators. After several hours of vetting, we grew confident of the broker’s professional pedigree and the potential to secure a large shipment of three-ply face masks and N95 respirators.

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