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Study reports 'modest improvement' in medication adherence

Dispensing data from 3.1 million individuals filling prescriptions at nationwide Walmart pharmacies shows positive adherence results from using calendar blister packaging.
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FDA gives thumbs-up to redesigned labels for some Merck meds

Agency commends Merck’s efforts to reduce pharmacy selection errors. The company’s Label Standardization Projects includes revisions for 34 container labels for 16 oral solid-dose drugs.
PERSONALIZED PACKS. Calendar-styled blisters filled with a specific patient's medications make it easier to adhere to prescribed
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Adherence packs assist patients and caregivers

New study identifies Medicine-On-Time’s packs as effective in helping caregivers and patients administer meds properly, reducing nursing home admissions and costs.
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Shrink-sleeve label--graphics and info

The newest product from Barn Dad Innovation Nutrition relies on a full-body shrink-sleeve label to carry gorgeous graphics at the same time that it contains valuable information and nutrition facts.
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Induction sealing requires coordination

There are too many variables to keep a lid on, unless all parties are kept in the loop.
Holographic foil helps Colgate Palmolive create shelf impact and recognition
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Holograms employed in the anti-counterfeiting battle

Ian Lancaster of the International Hologram Manufacturers’ Assn. describes how holograms overcome pharmaceutical counterfeiting problems.
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Mobile phone technology used for Rx authentication, ordering prescriptions

Whether for brand authentication of medications in Africa or Rx orders in the U.S., companies such as GSK, Sproxil, and Walgreens are focusing on consumer-patients.
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HCPC announces Compliance Packages of the Year

Packages for Novartis, Somaxon, and Three Rivers, and the DelPouch Starter Kit win 2010 honors.
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Portola Packaging, Inc: Linerless closure for aseptic beverage packages

Designed for low- and high-acid aseptic beverage packages, Steri-Shield™ from Portola Packaging, Inc. is a linerless, compression-molded plug closure made from a proprietary resin blend that includes high-density polyethylene resin.
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Shrink sleeve label--graphics and info

The newest product from Barn Dad Innovation Nutrition relies on a full-body shrink sleeve label to carry gorgeous graphics at the same time that it contains valuable information and nutrition facts.

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