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Combination products packaging

Articles discuss trends and issues related to packaging combination products, which may combine pharmaceuticals and medical devices, medical devices and biologics, biologics and pharmaceuticals, or various combinations of these, as well as kit packaging. Some examples may include the packaging of stents, vaccines, and two or more regulated products that are combined to produce a single dose or unit.

An update on the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention in Rockville, MD. In this photo, Theresa Laranang-Mutlu (far left) and Dr. Desmond Hunt (far right) of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention talk with Healthcare Packaging Editor Jim Butschli.
May 13, 2014 | News

Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part II of a four-part series

An update on the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention in Rockville, MD.
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Parenteral Drug Assn. President Richard Johnson
May 12, 2014 | News

Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part I of a four-part series

An update on the Parenteral Drug Assn. from President Richard M. Johnson in Bethesda, MD.
Dr. Michael Drues, Vascular Sciences
May 9, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Welcome to the world of therapeutic foods

What do you think of when you think of food? Holiday meals with family? Things that taste good? A post-workout treat? What else could food be used for?
3M Drug Delivery Systems: Transdermal drug delivery
May 5, 2014 | Product Brief

3M Drug Delivery Systems: Transdermal drug delivery

For use in preclinical studies, the hollow micro-structured transdermal system is designed for dexterity-challenged patients.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
April 30, 2014 | Column/Opinion

RxTrace: Is your drug exempt from the Federal Drug Supply Chain Security Act?

Understanding your product’s characteristics and reading certain provisions of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act are keys.
Global enteral feeding devices market expected to reach $USD 3.1 billion in 2019
March 28, 2014 | News

Global enteral feeding devices market expected to reach $USD 3.1 billion in 2019

Research details growth drivers, global markets, and how patient needs require feeding tubes, pumps, and other enteral devices.
Dr. Michael Drues is President of Grafton, MA-based Vascular Sciences, an education, training, and consulting company. He can be reached on Linkedin®, by phone at 508.887.9486, and by e-mail at
March 17, 2014 | Column/Opinion

10 questions for the future of medicine, circa 2024

The global healthcare community’s responses to these 10 questions could have a profound impact on the future of medicine—and its packaging.
HealthPack 2014 in Albuquerque included a number of exhbitor booths.
March 12, 2014 | News

Are medical device manufacturers overwhelmed with standards?

Medical device standards and regulations generate discussion at HealthPack 2014’s opening day.
Aptar Pharma: Injection delivery system
February 19, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Aptar Pharma: Injection delivery system

Pro-Ject® auto-injector offers convenience and improves compliance.
Liventa Bioscience now produces human collagen membrane sheets for orthopedic uses.
February 7, 2014 | News

Dry vapor shippers help Liventa Bioscience deliver cell-based biologics

Strategic alliance with Cryoport for portable cold chain logistics allows longer shelf life for live tissue cells.


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