Ethicon puts customers first by providing greater transparency to its supply chain operations

HIRC Transparency Partner 2023 Badge

J&J MedTech (JJMT) achieved the Healthcare Industry Resilience Collaborative (HIRC) Transparency Badge for our Ethicon suture products. This achievement demonstrates our commitment to building a transparent and resilient supply chain that best serves our customers.

This milestone demonstrates JJMT’s commitment to providing our customers with greater transparency to our supply chain operations to help them better mitigate potential risk. Securing the Transparency Badge, which is based on provider-shaped definitions, demonstrates that JJMT is a highly capable, collaborative supplier committed to meeting our customers’ evolving expectations. “Our position as supplier Leadership Members in the HIRC reflects our commitment to advancing healthcare and ensuring continuity of supply across our products and services,” said Kristyn Harkins, Vice President MedTech Deliver, Americas. “Achieving the Transparency Badge is an important step in creating visibility to the priority we place on reliable supply, business continuity, and collaboration with our customers.”

The Transparency Badge enables us to leverage the HIRC’s standards and best practices to demonstrate transparency with sutures – one of our most critical product categories. The HIRC is a non-profit healthcare supply chain trade association founded by providers and trading partners committed to improving the resiliency of the healthcare supply chain.