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Geofencing: A Treasured Tool for Yard Management and Monitoring

Consider the thousands of fleet assets that operate within a logistics network. To keep order in the fleet, geofencing solutions has enabled yard management,...

Written by Garret Weigel | February 15, 2019 | FSMA, Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety

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Real-World Applications of Advanced Analytics

Tackling food safety and maintaining medication efficacy is complicated, and requires close collaboration with foodservice and healthcare professionals to ensure success. In building our product line, we have worked hand-in-hand with customers to understand their needs and in turn, grow our analytics product offering.

Written by Garret Weigel | February 6, 2019 | Connected Facility, Supply Chain, Food Safety, Pharmacy Safety

Canadian Laws On Temperature Monitoring: Province Specific Standards

In our previous post, we outlined general recommendations and national standards for vaccine storage and monitoring in Canada. Despite what may be common practice in The States, pharmacists cannot immunize patients in every province and territory, which directly affects the need for temperature monitoring of vaccines in pharmacies. In addition to the general recommendations and national standards, laws and...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 11, 2019 | Supply Chain, Pharmacy Safety

WHO’s in Charge: How the CDC and WHO Prepare Vaccines for Flu Season

Every New Year brings the inevitable flu season. With fingers crossed, those of us who received flu shots in the fall remain hopeful that we’ll be protected during the winter months from any one of the several influenza viruses circulating at work, school, and other crowded spaces. Sometimes we’re lucky, sometimes we’re not.

Written by Garret Weigel | January 4, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety

Canadian Laws On Temperature Monitoring: National Standards

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Health Canada have developed guidelines and regulations around the storage of pharmaceuticals on a national level. Additionally, the province and territory level regulations are primarily focused on cold chain management throughout the distribution process as it relates to vaccinations. The mandates don’t stop there: there are also many regulations and recommendations...

Written by Garret Weigel | December 27, 2018 | Pharmacy Safety

Pharmacy Shelves: The Ethics of Selling Tobacco in Drugstore Chains

Retail chains that contain pharmacies, such as CVS, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid, have a somewhat paradoxical business model. On one hand, their pharmacies play an increasingly important role as the mediator between physicians and patients by dispensing medications, both over-the-counter and prescription, as well as public education about them. On the other hand, these chains also compete with 7-Eleven and similar...

Written by Garret Weigel | December 7, 2018 | Pharmacy Safety

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