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Company formed by doctor and UW grad helps supply PPE across the state

By Michelle Baik – Published: Dec. 26, 2020 at 8:55 PM EST


MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – In the global vaccination push, some doctors fear a supply shortage among syringes and needles, but one group says it is prepared to help tackle that.

ActionPPE helps independent doctors nationwide purchase the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need. It was formed early in the COVID-19 pandemic by Dr. Marcelo Hochman, the president of the Charleston County Medical Society in South Carolina, and University of Wisconsin-Madison alum James Eron.

Dr. Hochman said small practices like his could not get their hands on enough PPE, such as N95 masks.

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Action PPE Helping Doctors Nationwide

Published: Decembed 23

A doctor based out of South Carolina, Dr. Marcelo Hochman, has helped small practices across the nation stay equipped with PPE through his company Action PPE. KDKA’s Meghan Schiller spoke with Dr. Hochman about the effort.

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South Carolina Doctor Helping Make Sure Pittsburgh Doctors Have Personal Protective Equipment

By Meghan Schiller – December 23, 2020 at 4:06 am


Dr. Marcelo Hochman has helped small practices nationwide stay equipped with PPE during the pandemic.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (KDKA) – The next time you visit your doctor or take your child to see the pediatrician, you’ll expect them and their staff to be wearing “PPE” or personal protective equipment.

However, those masks, face shields, gowns, and gloves are in high-demand and hard to come by these days.

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