Cardinal Health wants to bring hospital-level care into the home

Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) announced today that it is launching a pilot chain supply chain network to enable hospital-level healthcare in people’s homes.

The Dublin, Ohio–based medical device and pharmaceuticals supplier is launching the Velocare supply chain network and last-mile fulfillment service through a strategic partnership with Boston-based Medically Home. Early this year, Cardinal Health joined Baxter, Global Medical Response, the Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente to invest $110 million in Medically Home.

Under the strategic collaboration, Cardinal Health at-Home Solutions is now supporting a Medically Home health system customer with Velocare.

More about Cardinal Health’s Velocare

Cardinal Health already had capabilities including global logistics and distribution expertise. In addition, it manages a large network of suppliers and vendors. Also, it has access to a wide range of home-based care providers.

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