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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...
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 FDAs organizational structure and process for ...
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...
Track-and-trace technology provider GlobeRanger describes how drug distributor H.D. Smith is leveraging its RFID infrastructure for e-pedigree.
VeriSign outlines the fundamentals of a serious e-pedigree program.
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.
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.
This is our second excerpt from Addison-Wesleys 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.
Voice-directed work in the warehouse is coming of age, and has the potential to enhance warehouse productivity and safety, says AMR Researchs Greg Aimi.
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.
The technology can be altered with the help of a humble home computer. Reconnaissance Internationals Ed Dietrich examines the problem.
Heres everything you need to know about RFID technology, from two IT pioneers, Simson Garfinkel and MITs Henry Holtzman. This 22-page PDF is Chapter 2 of the new RFID: Applications, Security, and Privacy, published by Addison-Wesley.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Its a marriage of two of the hottest security technologies radio frequency ID and public key infrastructure. Texas Instruments offers tips for a happy union.
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.
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.
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 its done.
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.
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.
FKI Logistex offers an analysis of the challenges of RFID adoption and a common-sense, measured response to intelligently evaluating and implementing RFID.
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.
This White Paper from Rockwell Automation discusses how RFID can be used most effectively to improve warehouse efficiency and ROI.