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Patient Compliance in Healthcare

Articles examine package design that assists patient adherence to prescribed medicine regimens. Involves printing, coding, labeling, child-resistance, senior-friendly, and tamper-evident features related to patient adherence. Articles also focus on the materials and machinery used to develop these packages. Read on to learn more about patient compliance in the healthcare industry.

September 25, 2012 | Product Brief

Compliance package makes inroads at Walmart pharmacies

Ecoslide-RX touted for patient adherence, sustainability, ease of opening, and safety benefits.
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August 30, 2012 | Product Brief

AndersonBrecon addresses global healthcare packaging issues

Repositioned company adds flexibility to U.S. and European contract packaging operations to help meet evolving needs of manufacturers around the globe.
August 28, 2012 | News

BD develops self-injection delivery system for biologic therapies

Microinfusor patch injector aims to allow patients to treat diseases at home in an effort to cut healthcare costs and improve patient adherence.
August 6, 2012 | News

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals selects customized dose indicator

Aptar Pharma's Landmark device helps patients dose dry nasal aerosol Zetonna in the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
August 3, 2012 | News

Greater adoption of compliance-prompting packaging will 'follow the money'

Pay-for-performance models at the end of the supply chain will help increase medication adherence, believes HCPC executive director.
August 2, 2012 | News

Are you adhering to your medication regimen?

Packaging addresses nonadherence by staying with patients and/or caregivers, and building outward with other tools that link to or key off the package.
June 29, 2012 | News

Walmart to launch new compliance pack

More than 3,600 pharmacies will employ new Shellpak Renew, which aims to give pharmacists more time to counsel patients and improve adherence.
June 21, 2012 | Product Brief

MeadWestvaco introduces medication packaging for patients and pharmacists

MeadWestvaco Corp introduced Shellpak Renew, a new package designed to meet patient and pharmacist needs.
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June 13, 2012 | Video

OFF THE SHELF VIDEO: Pharmaceutical slider pack

Sanofi Aventis in France uses this Slider pack for its DolipraneLib pain reliever.Produced by Burgopak, the patient-compliant pack provides consumer convenience and has earned multiple awards.
May 21, 2012 | News

Patient compliance issue prompts packager responses

New technology offers promise to help patients adhere to medication regimens.

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