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Healthcare Packaging August 10, 2012
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Learn about new technology in data logging for cold chain shipments. Find out how it simplifies compliance with 21 CFR Part 11. Discover why it's simpler than any other data logging device.
How to address a 'global epidemic' with healthcare packaging
A London professor believes a staggering 70% of medication nonadherence is intentional. How can packaging address such behavior? Here are some possibilities...
What's 'one of the biggest game changers' in medication adherence?
Drug manufacturers, pharmacists, and caregivers may remind us to take our meds, but Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council executive director Walter Berghahn suggests patient compliance will "follow the money." What does he mean? Read on...
Find out why PricewaterhouseCoopers thinks 'Sustainable packaging' is no longer a relevant term
If you're yawning over another sustainability headline it's understandable. The "good-versus-bad" debate has moved on. Are you ready for intelligent, fresh thinking on the myths versus reality on the subject? Then read here about some thought-provoking findings from a new PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC study.
Expect to see more online learning options
Whether you're new to packaging, or a hardened veteran, continuing education is central to expanding your industry knowledge and making you a more valuable professional. Traditional in-person packaging learning isn't disappearing, but as IoPP's Jim George reports, it's logical that mobile devices will eventually play a much larger role in online education and training efforts.
Packaging that helps you work out smarter
Exercising your way to a better you? Let packaging be part of your plan. In this article, Greener Package Editor Anne Marie Mohan reports on how Xcel Milk's post-exercise recovery drink employs recycled PET and sporty graphics to flex its packaging muscles.
Now trending
FDA changes to drug bar-code rule could have significant impact on packaging lines
Depending on line speeds and label printing requirements, new equipment costs to meet rule could hit $200,000 per line.
Voice of the Experts: PCI returns to packaging
Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan chats with Bill Mitchell, president and chief executive officer, Packaging Coordinators, Inc.
FDA's UDI proposal presents industry 'a window of opportunity'
FDA's proposed regulation to set up Unique Device Identifiers scheduled for a seven-year phase-in to minimize burdens on regulated businesses.
What you need to know now about California e-Pedigree
Where it stands today, what meds are exempt, and what companies have promised to make the date requirements on the pending law.
Serialization urgency: Industry has failed to sound the alarm
Resources are being stretched so thin, hoping for another California delay is not going to cut it.
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LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: Robotic technology
New robot technology for liquid handling is explained by Jürgen Schäfer, managing director, Optima Pharma during Achema 2012. The equal filling level is maintained at all times and any robot movement, and is especially appropriate for small filling volumes requiring freeze drying as the robot employs mathematical controls that limit liquid surface fluctuations.
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