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RABS: Injecting Change into Syringe Drug Delivery

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Routine administration of injections involves several risky steps: Was the needle really sterile? Is that drug really in order? Was the dosage accurate? And what happens to those few drops of costly drug that remain at the bottom of the vial? Joerg Zimmerman of Vetter reveals an innovative method...

Drug Safety: Improvement Needed in FDA’s Postmarket Decision-making and ...

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In 2004, several high-profile drug safety cases raised concerns about FDA's ability to manage postmarket drug safety issues. In some cases there have been disagreements within FDA about how to address safety issues. In this report, GAO (1) describes FDA’s organizational structure and process for ...

Choosing the Right Partner in the Drug Pedigree Race

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This paper aids companies working to comply with current or emerging drug pedigree legislation by providing information critical to making an implementation decision. Herein, VeriSign identifies the drivers for implementing a pedigree solution; summarizes the minimum requirements of an electronic...

Secrets to H.D. Smith’s Success with E-Pedigree

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Track-and-trace technology provider GlobeRanger describes how drug distributor H.D. Smith is leveraging its RFID infrastructure for e-pedigree.

Build Your Pedigree Platform

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VeriSign outlines the fundamentals of a serious e-pedigree program.

Phase Transformation in Solid Pharmaceutical Materials

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This 72-page PDF, a dissertation by Denny Mahlin at Sweden's Uppsala Faculty of Pharmacy, discusses results of using atomic force microscopy and other techniques to study solid mixtures for solid dosage forms.

Aqueous Film Coating of Tablets in a Side-Vented Pan Coater

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This 53-page thesis by Mirja Ruotsalainen at Helsinki University, Finland, examines the impact of coating and storage on surface morphology, moisture control and stability.

Possible Scenarios for Private-Sector Use of RFID

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This is our second excerpt from Addison-Wesley’s new book, “RFID: Applications, Security and Privacy.” This chapter, by Ari Schwartz and Paula Breuning, examines possible scenarios for private-sector use of RFID, from “Shangri-La” to “The Wild West.”

Talk to Me, Supply Chain: Voice-Activating the Warehouse

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Voice-directed work in the warehouse is coming of age, and has the potential to enhance warehouse productivity and safety, says AMR Research’s Greg Aimi.

Marking Pharmaceutical Ingredients for Solid Dosage Security

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Molecular Recognition Marking offers a proven, FDA-approved method of forensic authentication. Dr. Jim Rittenburg of Authentix details how the technology works, and gives us an inside look at how drug makers are marking their drugs.

RFID Can Be Hacked

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The technology can be altered with the help of a humble home computer. Reconnaissance International’s Ed Dietrich examines the problem.

Exclusive Excerpt: Garfinkel and Holtzman on RFID

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Here’s everything you need to know about RFID technology, from two IT pioneers, Simson Garfinkel and MIT’s Henry Holtzman. This 22-page PDF is Chapter 2 of the new “RFID: Applications, Security, and Privacy,” published by Addison-Wesley.

Recommendations on Auto ID for Medical Devices

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With barcoding and RFID recommendations less clear for the device industry, FDA contracted the nonprofit group ECRI to survey the broad Auto ID landscape. This paper details ECRI's findings.

Cold Chains Are Hot: Mastering the Challenges of Temperature-Sensitive ...

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Unlike food products, pharmaceutical products' quality can be compromised without any visible cues. That makes proper handling of temperature-sensitive drugs all the more critical and all the more challenging. This white paper from Cold Chain Research discusses best practices and promising ...

Meeting the Counterfeit Drug Challenge

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Think-tank fellow and former FDA associate commissioner Peter Pitts discusses what can be done about the growing global public health threat posed by drug counterfeiters.

What’s Your Security Confidence Rating?

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Securing the pharmaceutical supply chain requires a multilateral approach, with high confidence in all aspects. An authenticated RFID system is a critical component, explains Andrew Dubner, 3M senior specialist and Six Sigma Black Belt.

Using RFID and PKI to Secure the Pharma Supply Chain

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It’s a marriage of two of the hottest security technologies — radio frequency ID and public key infrastructure. Texas Instruments offers tips for a happy union.

Total Bar Code Quality

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The quality of each bar code is not always black and white, and manufacturers need means of verification to determine the effectiveness of each code and label. This succinct but substantive paper by platemaker Quint Co. sheds light on verification methods and bar code standards.

Don't Say 'Used': How to Select Pre-Owned Equipment

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Buying pre-owned equipment can be risky, but it can also save money and increase production if you know what to look for. Frain Industries' K.C. Christensen offers tips for smart shopping.

Logistics, the Next Generation

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Logistical and manufacturing systems must merge and evolve with tracking technologies if the supply chain is to be truly secure. Magnar Løken d.y., CEO of Norwegian software firm Kezzler AS, shows how it’s done.

The Complete Word on Supply Chain Risk

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The Product Surety Center's 2005 Symposium on Risk in Supply Chains was the place to be for progressive thought on supply chain issues. Here are summaries of all key presentations.

Pharma Labels Fail the Toughness Test

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An independent lab tested a variety of pharmaceutical product labels for durability when exposed to harsh elements such as heat, moisture and household chemicals. The elements won, explains Donald L. Gibbon of Matco Associates, Inc.

RFID for the Real World (in English)

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FKI Logistex offers an analysis of the challenges of RFID adoption and a common-sense, measured response to intelligently evaluating and implementing RFID.

RFID for the Real World (en Español)

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FKI Logistex offers (in Spanish) an analysis of the challenges of RFID adoption and a common-sense, measured response to intelligently evaluating and implementing RFID.

Extracting Value from RFID in Warehousing Applications

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This White Paper from Rockwell Automation discusses how RFID can be used most effectively to improve warehouse efficiency and ROI.

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