All the latest packaging trends for life sciences, all at PACK EXPO East
Explore new packaging solutions for life sciences, all in one convenient location at PACK EXPO East, March 18 – 20 in Philadelphia.
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2024 Challenges in User-Centered Design
A panel at Pharmapack discussed competing challenges in designing healthcare packaging and devices, where sustainability or anti-counterfeiting may be in conflict with simplicity for the user.
January 29, 2024
2023 Annual Package Design Gallery
Each year, Healthcare Packaging evaluates an array of over-the-counter product packaging designs, assessing the pros and cons from a user perspective.
July 12, 2023
CVS Pharmacy Launches Vitamin Dispenser that Opens with a Fingertip
The new CVS Health QuickServe Vitamin Dispensing System offers visual access to daily vitamins and supplements. Cartridges fit in a reusable dispenser that delivers one pill at a time without jamming.
June 6, 2023
Certain Advanced Therapies Still Benefit from Existing Packaging, Delivery
Quick read: Experts at the PDA Annual Meeting highlighted the ways that existing packaging plays a role in containing the products of the future.
April 4, 2023
Human Factors Projects—Quick Wins and Practical Tips
From Pharmapack Europe: Not every package update requires a major redesign. Leveraging lo-fi prototypes can save time before usability studies.
March 17, 2023
Identify When to Bring Human Factors Into Projects
A Roche human factors engineer and psychologist by training talks about projects that benefit from human factors input, the patient-centricity of simplified manufacturing, and why raising the bar above regulatory requirements shouldn’t be a bad thing.
March 6, 2023
Dawn One-Handed Dispenser, Pharma Capsule Dispenser, and Bio-Based, Ergonomical Coffee Cup Lid
See a few examples of packaging innovations that are making life easier, from ThePackHub’s February Packaging Innovation Briefing Report.
March 18, 2022
Top Trends in Pharma Industry Today
Manufacturers are rethinking production and packaging strategies as the industry shifts to new formats such as customized medicines and injectables, but other trends are affecting production as well.
March 8, 2022
Glass-Like Plastic for Injectables
Day 2 Innovation Stage at PACK EXPO East in Philadelphia introduced a film from Japan that delivers same performance as glass for parenteral drugs.
March 4, 2020
Machinery & Materials
2020 Pharmapack Award Winners Announced
The Pharmapack Awards celebrate the latest innovations from packaging companies within the drugs, medical devices, health products and veterinary drugs sectors.
February 6, 2020
Counting Down the Top 10 Articles of 2019 - #1: Taking Aim at Deadly Pediatric Medication Errors
We’re taking a look at the most-read Healthcare Packaging stories of 2019. At #1 is this article detailing how a color-coded, easy-to-use syringe is helping to eliminate fatal medication overdoses in children.
December 31, 2019
21 Critical Cell Therapy Supply Chain Tips
From holiday weekends to large health center campuses, find out where risk may be lurking in the collection, manufacturing and delivery of cell therapies.
July 11, 2019
Neopac Develops Polyfoil Dropper Tube for Streuli Vitamin D Application
Partnership yields direct, precise dosing of Vitamin D for children and infants.
June 13, 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.
March 18, 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.
February 15, 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.
February 13, 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?
January 25, 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.
January 23, 2019
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