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4 NGOs Partnering to Make Global Vaccination a Reality by 2020

Although vaccination has recently become a subject of dubious controversy, overwhelming scientific evidence has proven that immunization is one of the most...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 19, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety

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The 2019 Digi Global IoT Conference

Last week we held our exclusive 2019 Digi Global IoT Conference to bring together a select group of executives and industry leaders. We immersed our customers in the latest IoT technology and networking trends, connected them with the most progressive minds in IoT, and shared product updates and new developments.

Written by Garret Weigel | June 13, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility, Supply Chain

Distribution Methods for Pharmaceuticals, Pt. 3: Vaccines and Temperature Monitoring

In part 1 and part 2 of our series on distribution methods for pharmaceuticals, we looked at the current model of the pharmaceutical supply chain, which has evolved so significantly since the turn of the century that the federal government has passed stricter regulations, while the World Health Organization has recommended Good Distribution Practices (GDP) to ensure the safety and security of prescription...

Written by Garret Weigel | April 30, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

Distribution Methods for Pharmaceuticals, Pt. 2: Cold Chain Best Practices

Part 1 in our series on pharmaceutical distribution outlined a big picture overview of the current (but ever-changing) model of the pharma cold chain. In this post, we dive further into the Good Distribution Practices (GDPs) recommended to guarantee supply chain safety and security of medications as they move from manufacturer to patient. Because prescription drugs have become more expensive and specialized, the...

Written by Garret Weigel | April 10, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

Distribution Methods for Pharmaceuticals, Pt. 1: Overview of the Cold Chain

The pharmaceutical distribution supply chain will be the focus of a three-part series over the next several weeks. Why? This topic has only gained in importance since the turn of the 21st century. As medications, delivery methods, and technologies change rapidly to meet expanding patient needs, manufacturers and distributors must adapt and evolve. They have the obligation to ensure that medicines and vaccines are...

Written by Garret Weigel | March 27, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

How the Veterans Health Administration Opened a New VistA in Healthcare

It’s pretty remarkable how inpatient, outpatient, and pharmaceutical services have become integrated by new technologies. We often take for granted that doctors can now submit our prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy, which can match them to our online profiles to check for side effect complications, and then send them by express delivery to our front doors. Not long ago these steps had to be conducted...

Written by Garret Weigel | March 13, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety

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