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Package Design for Healthcare News & Trends

Get news and trends related to package design for healthcare packaging. Articles focus on the development of materials that provide structural and/or graphic benefits required by industry manufacturers. Articles focus on the latest packaging design concepts, label and decorating applications, graphics, and branding for the healthcare packaging industry.

HCPC Compliance Package of the Year
April 9, 2015 | Video

HCPC Compliance Package of the Year

Astra Zeneca’s SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression is in a calendarized blister pack from MWV that promotes patient adherence for this medication’s complex dosing regimen.
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•	2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year: Astra Zeneca SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression from MWV.
April 5, 2015 | Feature Article

Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis win HCPC honors

The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council unveils the most innovative pharmaceutical packages designed to improve patient adherence.
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March 31, 2015 | Package Case Study

Protein powder packaging taps into New Zealand origins

Packaging for new Smoothie Powder product containing New Zealand dairy protein uses clean, modern, and premium graphics, while telling the story of its origins, without feeling rustic.
CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
March 11, 2015 | Package Case Study

Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
A screenshot from Jennifer Goff's presentation at HealthPack 2015.
March 4, 2015 | Feature Article

LIVE FROM HEALTHPACK: Designing medical device packaging with passion

Push for packaging to be involved throughout medical device development; look at other industries for design inspiration, advises Stryker Instruments presenter.
Gerresheimer: Eye drop application aid
February 9, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Gerresheimer: Eye drop application aid

DropAid helps dropper bottle users open the bottle and position the dropper correctly.
Amcor: Carton printing
February 4, 2015 | Product Brief

Amcor: Carton printing

Sunshine printing technology achieves brilliant metallic effects on folding cartons.
Stellar Films: Personal care films
December 3, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Stellar Films: Personal care films

Sustainable personal care films are strong and tough while delivering a soft touch.
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administartion, “Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Final Rule,” 12/3/14
December 3, 2014 | News

FDA updates drugs/biologics labeling system

Includes major revisions on pregnancy and breastfeeding, with labeling changes taking effect June 30, 2015. Prescription drugs and biologic products approved after June 30, 2015, will use the new format immediately, while labeling for prescription drugs approved on or after June 30, 2001, will be phased in gradually.
P&G’s trapezoidal carton wins PPC honors
November 21, 2014 | Package Case Study

P&G’s trapezoidal carton wins PPC honors

Diamond Packaging earns Gold Award with this custom-designed carton with trapezoidal structural design and multi-layered, diamond-shaped holographic foil pattern.

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