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Compliance Gaps Persist In the Vaccine Cold Chain

Compliance Gaps Persist In the Vaccine Cold Chain

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 ... Read More
Compliance Gaps Persist In the Vaccine Cold Chain

Compliance Gaps Persist In the Vaccine Cold Chain

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 ... Read More

Temptime Unveils New Technology to Support Global Health Organizations with Medical Product Safety

September 17th, 2018 by

Temptime unveiled new technology that will expand the range and flexibility of the company’s Vaccine Vial Monitors (VVMs).

Safeguarding the Integrity of Medications: Shipping Matters

May 4th, 2018 by

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.

USP Chapter 1079 and EMS Accreditation: What you need to know

March 23rd, 2018 by

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.

Medication Temperature Monitoring Tools

December 3rd, 2017 by

“With specialty pharmacy marking a growing component of community pharmacies’ business, inventory monitoring — particularly for specialty medications .. is becoming an added stressor for pharmacists.” Hear more from Christopher Caulfield in this Q & A

Key Issues in the Storage and Transportation of Temperature-Sensitive Medical Products

November 30th, 2017 by

This e-book, authored by Mike Montana from Temptime, explores critical questions around key issues in the storage and transportation of temperature-sensitive medical products, including responsibility, regulations, customer satisfaction and safety

How to Reduce Costs of Specialty Pharmacy Shipments and Increase Patient Satisfaction

November 3rd, 2017 by

The specialty pharmacy industry could reduce costs by $27.5 million annually (product and call center staff costs only) if visual temperature indicators were used as decision-making tools to determine if medicine should be used or returned… read more

Clinical Temperature Management of Blood Products

October 3rd, 2017 by

In this article by Transfusion Medicine Fellow, Dr. Robert A. DeSimone, he shares his experience with a small pilot study conducted at the New York Blood Center and answers critical questions about the 30-minute rule, risks and benefits of blood reissue, and more

Packaging and Temperature Indicator Selection for Pharmacy Pack-Outs

October 4th, 2014 by

This whitepaper explores the last mile of shipment between a specialty pharmacy and the patient’s mailbox – the most hazardous leg of a medication’s journey along the whole cold chain – and what can be done with packaging, time-temperature indicators, and more