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NFC-Label for Ypsomed’s UnoPen Injector Guides Patients
New system offers “Smart Support” for patients via electronic assistance. NFC-Label serves as a communication interface between the injector and an electronic pen add-on, SmartPilot.
Apr 20th, 2021
Noble Launches Human Factors Engineering Services to Support Product Development and FDA Approval of Med Devices and Combination Products
Feb 3rd, 2021
Kindeva Drug Delivery, Formerly 3M Drug Delivery Systems, Launches as Independent Company
May 11th, 2020
Machinery & materials
2020 Pharmapack Award Winners Announced
Feb 6th, 2020
Mini-Tablet Dispenser to Become Commercially Available in 2020
Sep 11th, 2019
Bisio Progetti: Resealable Single-Dose Strips Available in Polyethylene and Polypropylene
Strips consist of five breakaway vials in sizes ranging from 0.3 to 10 milliliters; product allows collection of regimen products in one contained offering that delivers a precise amount each use.
Aug 30th, 2019
Tekni-Plex exhibits unit-dose pharma packaging solutions, new films for medical devices at Pack Expo Las Vegas
The latest pharmaceutical unit-dose package capability and new films for medical device applications will be featured by Tekni-Plex’s Tekni-Films business unit at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth N206.
Aug 14th, 2019
21 Critical Supply Chain Tips for Cell Therapies
From holiday weekends to large health center campuses, find out where risk may be lurking in the collection, manufacturing and delivery of cell therapies.
Jul 11th, 2019
Neopac Develops Polyfoil Dropper Tube for Streuli Vitamin D Application
Partnership yields direct, precise dosing of Vitamin D for children and infants.
Jun 13th, 2019
Google’s AI > Doctors at Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Google’s artificial intelligence can allegedly identify lung cancer a year before a human doctor can.
May 14th, 2019
HealthPrize: Adherence Program Development
Programs built with Drive apply HealthPrize’s approach of gamification, behavioral economics and loyalty marketing to boost patient adherence to their medications for chronic disease.
Apr 28th, 2019
PCI Joins the Fight on Opioid Abuse
PCI addresses opioid abuse by advocating for limited medication doses and using adherence-prompting unit-dose packs. Meanwhile, it’s closely watching Amazon and e-commerce for potential impact on Rx and OTC package design.
Mar 18th, 2019
Schreiner MediPharm: NFC-Label for Autoinjector
Stored information about the medication is transmitted to the SmartPilot and is recorded via the autoinjector. The resulting connected device is designed to enhance the safety of patients and assist them in the self-administration of medicines.
Feb 15th, 2019
Pharmapack 2019 Highlights Connected Devices, Adherence Packaging
Connected devices offer unprecedented promise in the ability to improve patient adherence as well as track product storage conditions and link patients with the healthcare ecosystem.
Feb 15th, 2019
The Shift from Hospitals to Home Care Continues to Shape Packaging
The future role of patient adherence tracking, flexible packaging options and sustainability continue to challenge the healthcare industry.
Feb 13th, 2019
Are Monthly-Fee Doctors Who Don’t Take Insurance the Future?
Direct primary care is a new trend in healthcare where doctors work for themselves and charge a monthly membership fee.
Feb 1st, 2019
Patch Analyzes Sweat to Monitor, Diagnose Health Issues
Epifluidics technology could be deployed in clinical settings or in the home to monitor patients remotely. Could its materials present new flexible packaging opportunities?
Jan 25th, 2019
Taking Aim at Deadly Pediatric Medication Errors
Founded by an emergency room doctor, color-coordinated syringes and syringe holders provide a simple method to measure and confirm the correct dose of a drug for infants and children.
Jan 23rd, 2019
Buffalo Pharmacies Addresses Medication Adherence
Independent community pharmacy offers multi-med blister card packaging that helps patients, caregivers and pharmacists manage complex medication regimens.
Jan 20th, 2019
Aerosols Deliver Positive Impact on Patient Adherence
How careful, informed product development can help bridge the patient adherence gap.
Jan 14th, 2019
Schreiner MediPharm: Smart Vial Kit
Digital therapy monitoring system enables electronic tracking and monitoring of medication dispensing and intake.
Jan 9th, 2019
Training Patients to Self-Inject Medications Key to Improved Adherence
Noble, BD partner in onboarding and demonstration programs aimed at improving patient adherence of self-administered injections.
Jan 7th, 2019
Blister Packaging Yields Patient, Healthcare Benefits: Part III
Taking a deeper dive into Holyoke’s blister card filling process for its single and multi-dose applications.
Dec 17th, 2018
Blister Packaging Yields Patient, Healthcare Benefits: Part II
Holyoke Health Center has transitioned to more advanced blister packaging that provides printed details in both English and Spanish, with pictorials for those who cannot read.
Dec 14th, 2018
Blister Packaging Yields Patient, Healthcare Benefits: Part I
Holyoke Health Center transitions to blister cards for multimed, personalized patient packaging.
Dec 13th, 2018
Noble: New Product Demonstration Platform
Devoted to safety and patient compliance, this multi-sensory training device aims to enhance training; includes a proprietary lockout mechanism for repeat use.
Nov 21st, 2018
New Opioid Crisis Law Cites Unit-Dose Packaging
President signs Support for Patients and Communities Act into law; HCPC applauds efforts of Congress and the FDA.
Oct 26th, 2018