New CDC Guidelines for Vaccine Storage & Handling

Last month, the CDC released a redesigned Vaccine and Storage Handling Toolkit, aimed at providing healthcare professionals recommendations and best practices for managing, storing, and monitoring vaccines to ensure potency. Temperature control is extremely important for vaccines, as any deviation risks the quality of the vaccine, and in turn, the safety of the patient. This post will outline some of the key...

Written by Garret Weigel | February 22, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety

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, or the management of trailers and assets within a yard. For the fleet assets that transport goods and get them to their destination, yard monitoring is required to ensure proper asset utilization.

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

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 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility, Supply Chain

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 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

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

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