This collection of articles focuses on the impact of “poor handling” on temperature-sensitive medications and biologic products in the hospital or pharmacy, during transport and in patients’ homes.
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Delivering medication to a patient’s home is a win-win. But patients do have concerns, as highlighted in this recent news article from NPR.
Heat/Summer and Cold/Winter testing performed by an independent lab on the five most commonly used packaging technologies for specialty pharmacies medication shipments reveals possible gaps in the cold chain.
Zebra Technologies Corporation announced January 28, 2019 that it intends to acquire Temptime, advancing Zebra’s integration of smart supplies into their Enterprise Asset Intelligence vision.
New sensor technical specification will provide universal method to interpret temperature threshold sensors, enhancing supply chain management and logistics.
Learn more about medication vulnerabilities to extreme temperatures, the Medication Error Reduction Plan (MERP) and the effects on patient safety in this article reprinted with permission from Pharmacy Practice News.
Temptime unveiled new technology that will expand the range and flexibility of the company’s Vaccine Vial Monitors (VVMs).
In this white paper authored by USSC Pharmacist in Charge, Marlette Oelofsen, CSP, learn more about the testing performed and processes implemented for USSC’s temperature sensitive medication shipments. Best practices are shared to assist other specialty pharmacies evaluating their own operations.
There are a variety of standards that EMS organizations can use to make sure they are up-to-date with industry best practices where safe temperatures are concerned. In this VUEPOINT we highlight what matters most about temperature monitoring for ambulances and other EMS vehicles as well as storage facilities like station refrigerators.