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How does the business of healthcare impact the environment?

Cook Medical finds that transparency between healthcare providers and suppliers yields financial and sustainability benefits.
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New industry resource guides healthcare suppliers and providers in using GS1 standards in the context of recent regulation.
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GS1 Healthcare US releases implementation guideline for using GS1 standards to address FDA Unique Device Identification

New industry resource guides healthcare suppliers and providers in using GS1 standards in the context of recent regulation.
Healthcare packaging seminar May 6-7, 2014 to address challenges faced in China, including medical package design, validation, and regulatory issues.
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First LifePack Forum slated for Suzhou, China

Healthcare packaging seminar May 6-7, 2014 to address challenges faced in China, including medical package design, validation, and regulatory issues.
In this Q&A, Randall Troutman, Account Manager, Printpack Medical, addresses standards, materials issues, sustainability, and workforce development.
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First Person: Comparing/contrasting medical device and food packaging

In this Q&A, Randall Troutman, Account Manager, Printpack Medical, addresses standards, materials issues, sustainability, and workforce development.
Global enteral feeding devices market expected to reach $USD 3.1 billion in 2019
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Global enteral feeding devices market expected to reach $USD 3.1 billion in 2019

Research details growth drivers, global markets, and how patient needs require feeding tubes, pumps, and other enteral devices.
Dr. Michael Drues is President of Grafton, MA-based Vascular Sciences, an education, training, and consulting company. He can be reached on Linkedin®, by phone at 508.887.9486, and by e-mail at mdrues@vascularsci.com
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10 questions for the future of medicine, circa 2024

The global healthcare community’s responses to these 10 questions could have a profound impact on the future of medicine—and its packaging.
HealthPack 2014 in Albuquerque included a number of exhbitor booths.
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Are medical device manufacturers overwhelmed with standards?

Medical device standards and regulations generate discussion at HealthPack 2014’s opening day.
Desmond Hunt addressed U.S. Pharmacopeia issues at PDA Europe 2014.
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PDA Europe addresses regulatory and standards issues

Regulatory and standards agencies must move forward to take into account complex biologics, single-use manufacturing, improved testing methods, etc.
Printing or labeling your syringes or infusion bags brought comments from the audience at 2014 PDA (Parenteral Drug Assn.) Europe that were as varied as the attendees and the technology they support or buy.
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The trouble with inks, adhesives, and labels

Not even on the agenda at PDA Europe, the audience steers conversation to this controversial topic.
Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors
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Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors

Technology employs a repeating watermark embedded in a flexible or semi-rigid package to address counterfeiting and help ensure brand protection.

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