Closing The Circle On Patient Adherence

There is a renewed sense of urgency over patient adherence, even in the face of discouraging results from years of efforts to improve overall rates of success. When a pharma company does nothing to enhance patient adherence, generally speaking, the […]

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3PLs Rise in Forward-Thinking Supply Chain Models

The “L” in 3PL is quickly making the acronym a misnomer. From warehousing and transportation management, to accounting, risk mitigation, and fielding adverse-event reports, ascribing the range of services now delivered by these nimble industry partners to a business labeled […]

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Syringe Design Gets a Makeover

It is no longer sufficient to have a valued specialty pharmaceutical available in prefilled-syringe form; now, manufacturers and syringe developers are competing to provide the best convenience and safety factors with their delivery systems. Cases in point are Teva Pharmaceuticals, […]

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Refinements in Cold Chain Secondary Packaging

With the rising volume—and value—of temperature-controlled specialty pharmaceuticals, it makes sense for suppliers of secondary packaging to upgrade their product offerings. One new entry is for individual cases; the other is to accommodate recent changes in the Envirotainer RKN t2, […]

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The Packaging Contribution to Patient Adherence

Perhaps catching the hints that the pharma industry is redoubling efforts in patient compliance, the contract packaging industry has announced a flurry of new designs and product-development initiatives on compliance packaging. This is occurring against a backdrop of a greater […]

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Moving the Dial on Patient Adherence

There is a silent crisis in American healthcare: patients not taking the medicines prescribed to them. As more of modern healthcare moves to addressing chronic care—now estimated to constitute 75% of overall healthcare costs—the consequences of low adherence become more […]

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