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This summer, Walmart will offer 11 SKUs of Mylan medications in MWV's new Shellpack Renew with Optilock technology packaging.
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Mylan first to launch CR medication pack at Walmart

Mylan is working with Walmart to offer 11 SKUs packaged in MWV’s new Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology, and plans to launch additional SKUs in the future.
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Information Mediary, Keystone introduce electronic compliance-monitoring blister pack

Package contains electronics that collect and report accurate dosing event data; well suited for clinical trials.
Too much medication?
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Report says 40% of parents give young kids cough/cold medicine that they shouldn’t

Many parents disregard label warnings. …Meanwhile, FDA’s BeSafeRx provides interactive map tool to protect against fake pharmaceuticals.
Healthcare reform
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Patient non-adherence costs underestimated

Healthcare Packaging associate publisher Liz Tierney reports that RxAdherence 2013 stressed the importance of medication adherence on healthcare-related costs.
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HCPC announces 2012 Compliance Packages of the Year

Avive, Med-ic, and Strattera earn top honors from the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council at RxAdherence.
Adherence Estimator
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Merck’s Adherence Estimator aims to improve patient health outcomes

Online survey helps doctors and patients address underlying issues leading to nonadherence.
Pills and bottle caution
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Observations from Pharmapack Europe

Safety, compliance factors critical for patient-centric packaging, reports Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan from Paris.
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Patient adherence goals drive Walmart's new compliance pack launch

Walmart and Sam’s 4,600 pharmacies add new sustainable calendar-style packs for select scripts in an effort to improve patient adherence to drug regimens.
Novartis 2011 HCPC winner
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HCPC accepting Compliance Package of the Year Awards entries

Feb. 15, 2013 is the deadline for pharmaceutical packages designed to optimize patient adherence to medication regimens.
Walmart Ecoslide RX
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Compliance package makes inroads at Walmart pharmacies

Ecoslide-RX touted for patient adherence, sustainability, ease of opening, and safety benefits.

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