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Why Amazon’s Entry into Pharmacy and Food is Good for IoT

News broke yesterday that Amazon will purchase PillPack, a delivery pharmacy that sorts medication by dose. Amazon’s entry into pharmacy with PillPack and food...

Written by Jeremy Macdonald | June 29, 2018 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility

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Food Safety is Broken, Here’s Why

Food safety programs are broken. They are largely paper based, and lag behind technological innovations realized through wireless sensors and digital checklists. Every year, roughly 1 in 6 people (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. Many of these incidents are easily preventable, but companies who lack a modern food safety solution are not doing all they can...

Written by Jeremy Macdonald | June 20, 2018 | Food Safety

The 3 Lenses of Digital Food Safety

While many people consider digital food safety to be driven by technology, there are multiple non-technology drivers which will determine the real success of your program.  We use The 3 Lenses of Digital Food Safety: People, Environment, and Process, to evaluate each program through 3 distinct dimensions.

Written by Jeremy Macdonald | August 22, 2017 | Food Safety

5 Ways Digital Food Safety is Transforming Restaurants

Over the last couple of years, restaurants have begun adopting wireless sensors and digital checklists to improve food safety. This has marked the beginning of the digital food safety era. However, organizations are still figuring out how digital systems impact their restaurants. What we have seen at TempAlert is that the impact of digital food safety goes far beyond food safety. Here is what we have observed from...

Written by Jeremy Macdonald | June 20, 2017 | Food Safety

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