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Specialty drugs represent improved patient health and profit for manufacturers, but create an insurance conundrum.
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Xavier University FDA Conference: Insurance perspective

Specialty drugs represent improved patient health and profit for manufacturers, but create an insurance conundrum.
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Schreiner-Medipharm's Needle-Trap. It’s a pressure-sensitive label solution for syringes that addresses the problem of sharps. Included here is a photo of (from left to right) three labels still on their release liner, a freshly labeled syringe with its protective needle sheath in place, and a post-injection syringe with its needle safely trapped in plastic with no opportunity whatsoever for harm to healthcare personnel. All that’s left is disposal into the nearest sharps container. According to Schreiner M
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Packaging technology on display at Pharmapack Europe 2014

Aseptic packaging, drug delivery systems, and syringe label that addresses sharps stand out as new venue enjoys successful debut.
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Packaging expectations for 2014

We’re looking ahead to what promises to be a good year for packaging.
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A sneak peak into packaging for regenerative medicine

Rodney Bosley, President of ACell, Inc., describes this exciting medical technology and touches on the significance of packaging for the medical devices.
Transparency Market Research report says global prefilled syringe market to reach $4.98 Billion in 2019
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Global prefilled syringe market to reach $4.98 Billion in 2019

Transparency Market Research report says growth will be triggered by biologics and other potent injectable drugs, as well as technical advances in prefilled syringe manufacturing and packaging.
6B23 dual syringe—View A
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Dual syringe product line extension

Plas-Pak Industries, Inc. 6B23 (3ml X 3ml) dual syringe is now ready for customer sampling, testing, and approval.
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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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Children ingesting detergent pods: should it have been foreseen?

Detergent pods are an example of how packaging can leverage brands through new product forms but are they also an example of oversight vis-à-vis child safety?
This calendarized, unit-dose pack from Novartis is designed to help leukemia patients.
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Novartis, Forest, and Walmart win awards for patient-compliant packaging

Starter kits and packs, Walmart’s adherence package, and an innovative Slider Pack earn honors from the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council.
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HCPC awards packs for patient compliance, innovation

Starter pack for Forest Pharmaceuticals, Walmart’s adherence package, and innovative Slider Pack earn honors from the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council.

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