Imagine placing an order in late 2021 that won’t be delivered until mid-2023.

Yes, there are points where the world’s current shortages and supply chain snarls have gotten that bad.

A staggering array of goods and materials have become expensive, delayed, or impossible to find—some of them essential for the delivery of emergency medical services and other healthcare. The reasons are complex and interrelated but include demand, shortages of raw materials, and transport delays and capacity shortfalls. And, sorry to say, their cumulative impact and the headaches they’re causing aren’t likely to ease soon.


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