Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
October 31, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Navigating FDA recall requirements

A medical device recall by any other name might still stink for your company.
Independent community pharmacies are increasingly providing services to support patient compliance according to the National Community Pharmacists Association’s (NCPA) 2014 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health.
October 31, 2014 | News

Community pharmacists promoting medication adherence

Pharmacists send text reminders, phone calls, interact with physicians, and also provide patients with generic drug savings.
Serialization technology protects global pharmaceutical and biotech maker protect its flea-and-tick medications.
October 30, 2014 | News

Animal health medications benefit from serialization technology

Serialization technology protects global pharmaceutical and biotech maker protect its flea-and-tick medications.
Engineering plastics' properties drive adoption globally
October 29, 2014 | News

Engineering plastics' properties drive adoption globally

Processing ease and toughness will help plastics reach $86.42 billion by 2020, predicts Frost & Sullivan.
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October 28, 2014 | News

Healthcare Packaging, Packaging World partner with HCPC for RxAdherence

RxAdherence, Strategies to Improve Outcomes, is the only annual broad-based adherence conference with a special focus on compliance-prompting packaging.
Wound care market poised for steady growth
October 24, 2014 | News

Wound care market poised for steady growth

Frost & Sullivan report cites the rapid rise in lifestyle diseases and the related risk of chronic wounds, a burgeoning population, greater awareness among patients, and higher buying power will further push the market.
National Medical Device Curriculum addresses learning needs; aims to advance medical device development through a case-study approach.
October 23, 2014 | News

FDA helps small medical device companies innovate quicker

National Medical Device Curriculum addresses learning needs; aims to advance medical device development through a case-study approach.
Octapharma's Vienna site will employ Werum's PAS-X Track & Trace system.
October 21, 2014 | News

Octapharma adds track-and-trace serialization aggregation

Developer, producer, and seller of human proteins requires a flexible and validated system for marking, identifying, and tracking its products.
FDA announcements touch upon healthcare packaging and regulatory issues
October 20, 2014 | News

FDA announcements touch upon healthcare packaging and regulatory issues

Agency addresses increasing complexity of FDA’s mandate, globalization in the supply chain, and the trend of rapid scientific innovation.
October 17, 2014 | News

U.S. demand for rigid bulk packaging to reach $7.3 billion in 2018

Manufacturing output activity, insourcing, chemicals and pharmaceuticals all help build a post-recession resurgence, says Freedonia report.
Public-private partnerships vital to advanced Ebola treatment pipeline
October 16, 2014 | News

Public-private partnerships vital to advanced Ebola treatment pipeline

GlobalData analyst says the infection has not represented an attractive investment for pharmaceutical companies.
Skincare balm comes in 3D-printed, PLA container
October 15, 2014 | Package Case Study

Skincare balm comes in 3D-printed, PLA container

Anita’s Balm founder brings package manufacturing in-house, creating a custom twist-up container resembling a mini amphora jar, made from compostable PLA resin.
October 14, 2014 | News

ISPE Releases Drug Shortage Prevention Plan

The 102-page plan presents a holistic approach by pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry experts aimed at stopping drug shortages before they occur.

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