The Capability of the Health Care Industry to Support Department of Defense Mobilization Requirements

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National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1988 - Government publications - 138 pages

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Page 61 - Mobilization industrial preparedness planning is based on the realistic determination of the total production requirements necessary to support the approved forces after mobilization day (M-day).
Page 55 - Value of all products and services sold by the Surgical and Medical instruments industry. 'Value of products classified in the Surgical and Medical instruments industry produced by all industries. SOURCE US Department of Commerce: Bureau of the Census. Bureau of Economic Analysis. International Trade Administration (ITA).
Page 38 - Level of that portion of the mobilization reserve material which strategic plans dictate be positioned prior to hostilities at or near the point of planned use or issue.
Page 61 - ASPPO or acquisition activity as critical for end-item production capability. 6. Surge Planning. The process by which an item/weapon system is examined in depth to assess what must be done and at what initial cost, in order to build in...
Page 4 - The medical equipment industry can be further divided into four categories: x-ray and electromedical equipment, surgical and medical instruments, surgical appliances and supplies, and dental equipment and supplies.
Page 58 - This subpart prescribes policies and procedures, and identifies the statutory authorities, for contracting without providing for full and open competition. 6.301 Policy. (a) 41 USC 253(c) and 10 USC 2304(c) each authorize, under certain conditions, contracting without providing for full and open competition. The Department of Defense, Coast Guard, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration are subject to 10 USC 2304(c). Other executive agencies...
Page 54 - In many clinics dental officers could perform only the operations possible with the simpler straight handpiece. At times, in early 1943, dental officers scattered over thousands of miles of desert in the Middle East Theater had only a single contra-angle handpiece per dentist, and there was not one replacement in the theater.7 This situation was slowly resolved as the War dragged on and supplies increased.
Page 58 - ... critical supplies by limiting competition to items manufactured in the United States or the United States and Canada; (vi ) Continue in production, contractors that are manufacturing critical items, where there would otherwise be a break in production; (vli) Divide current production requirements among two or more contractors to provide for an adequate industrial mobilization base; or (viii) Acquire items covered by subpart 8.2, Jewel Bearings and Related Items.
Page 53 - In times of peace the organization must be assured that, during the high tension of war, there will be an even flow of supplies of all kinds used by fighting machines. In other words, there must be an assurance that the supply factories will not only run smoothly, but that they will be able to 'speed up...
Page 72 - ... (6) A description of efforts made to ensure that offers are solicited from as many potential sources as is practicable, including whether a CBD notice was or will be publicized as required by subpart 5.2 and, if not, which exception under 5.202 applies. (7) A determination by the contracting officer that the anticipated cost to the Government will be fair and reasonable. (8) A description of the market research conducted (see part 10) and the results or a statement of the reason market research...

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