How did ActionPPE start?

It started in Charleston, South Carolina, when the Charleston County Medical Society’s president, Dr. Marcelo Hochman initiated a call to the medical community. Together with their long-time web consultant, Tom Steenhuysen, an online purchasing form was created, and the membership across the state was notified.

Within the first 48 hours, a first group order of 28,000 PPE units was possible.

At that moment it was clear a dire need was served ~ and the idea of ActionPPE as a group buying service to organizations across the nation was born.

To hear a full story, listen to this excellent podcast by HealthLinks where Dr. Hochman is interviewed. Direct link: https://make.headliner.app/download/872a63c7-5af1-4efe-865c-a09325a86863

Written by Tom
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