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Safety Issues for Healthcare Packaging

Learn the latest issues and trends in safety for the healthcare packaging industry. Articles focus on safety devices, closures, dispensing and storage systems, and packaging defects and recalls.

December 18, 2014 | News

Proposed law would require child-safety packaging for e-cigarettes

The bill was created after pediatricians reported an increase in poison control center calls relating to liquid nicotine.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Labels
December 18, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner MediPharm: Labels

Low-migration labels increase the safety of medicines.
December 16, 2014 | News

Twitter campaign brings attention to medication adherence

The social media campaign features 28 attention-grabbing statistics.
MEMSCap smart electronic medication packaging system tracks each time the medication bottle is opened, a corollary for measuring when a pill is taken.
December 4, 2014 | News

Adherence packaging used in trials of HIV-prevention meds in Africa and India

MEMSCap smart electronic medication packaging system tracks each time the medication bottle is opened, a corollary for measuring when a pill is taken.
Shown here is the 2013 Compliance Package of the Year: Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle in MWV Dosepak® from PCI (Packaging Coordinators, Inc.) Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle, packaged by PCI, is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause.
December 4, 2014 | News

HCPC accepting entries for compliance packaging competition

Compliance Package of the Year Awards recognizes compliance/patient reminder pharmaceutical packaging.
Omnicell: Automated packaging system
November 19, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Omnicell: Automated packaging system

The M5000 drives workflow efficiency, patient adherence, and pharmacy growth.
Colbert Packaging: Patient compliance package
November 13, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Colbert Packaging: Patient compliance package

MedLock EZ is a compact, all-in-one package that provides security and promotes patient adherence.
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.
October 28, 2014 | News

A wearable device that tracks medication adherence

Amiko automatically collects data about usage, helping patients stay on track with their meds, providing instant feedback and eliminating errors in taking medication.
Schreiner ProSecure: Security seals
October 28, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner ProSecure: Security seals

Quality seals protect Leica Geosystems’ original accessories against counterfeiting.

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