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Harnessing Automation to Mitigate the COVID-19 impact

COVID-19 has been devastating, and it appears to be far from over. As a pandemic, it’s likely one of the most adverse events of our lifetime. Around the globe,...

Written by SmartSense | May 5, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility, Supply Chain, COVID-19, Conoravirus

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Shipping Vaccines without a Cold Chain?

A challenge that has faced the immunizations market has been not only the availability of vaccines, but transporting them to middle and lower-income nations. The cold chain to support transportation and storage has not been developed enough.

Written by SmartSense | April 23, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

The Nation’s Pharmacies Answer the Call to Roll Out COVID-19 Testing

In the weeks following the first known cases of COVID-19 infection in the U.S., the federal government, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has been severely criticized for its slow and insufficient response to developing and deploying test kits.

Written by SmartSense | March 31, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Connected Facility, COVID-19, Conoravirus

Carefully Moving the Cold Chain: Best Practices With Managing Refrigerated Cargo

Refrigerated and temperature-controlled cargo is becoming more popular as more commodities require specific climate conditions for transport. More and more goods are traveling around the globe, and often these commodities have a higher value because of their perishable characteristics. This includes produce and other food perishables as well as pharmaceuticals and medicinal products that must be kept in a...

Written by SmartSense | February 20, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, FSMA, Supply Chain

Monitoring Perishables and Medications During a Power Outage

California has experienced unusual weather throughout its 169 year history, but more recently the most populous U.S. state has seen widespread droughts and severe wind. This has caused utility companies to take proactive measures to prevent wildfires - another issue this state is no stranger to. Drought and wind contribute to starting wildfires, leading to the difficult decision of cutting off power for customers.

Written by SmartSense | February 18, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility, Supply Chain

The Pharmaceutical Cold Chain: A Lifeline

How do you get insulin to remote countries like Eritrea, Tajikistan, and Pakistan? Or how about delivering life-saving blood-clotting hemophilia treatments to places to the barrios of Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Jamaica? Or cancer-fighting drugs to places like Malawi, Belarus, and Syria?

Written by SmartSense | February 12, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

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