2017 Cold Chain Outlook

The life sciences cold-chain logistics field, as 2017 begins to wind down, continues to expand and mutate as new technological and regulatory concerns come into play. While large parts of biopharma industry management assume that cold chain logistics is a […]

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LogiPharma meeting highlights digital transformation

The traditional view of supply chain management in life sciences emphasizes fundamentals: optimizing supply chain performance, managing inventory, and controlling risk. These are topics that show up at almost any supply chain or logistics meeting. The “special” factors in life […]

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FDA schedules public meetings for DSCSA

FDA is following through on requirements, under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), to hold public meetings on where it is going with the law, whose implementation started in 2015 and will continue (under current timetables) until 2023. A […]

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Besse Medical acquires Podis

Besse Medical, a unit of AmerisourceBergen, is adding Physician Office Drug Inventory System (Podis), a provider of cloud-based inventory and billing reconciliation. Purchase price was not disclosed. The Podis system uses barcoding to track inventory, and provides an “integrated order-to-reimbursement” […]

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