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Temperature Intelligence for Vaccine Distribution

Temperature Intelligence for Vaccine Distribution

CDC guidelines recommend using digital data loggers to monitor and record temperatures as vaccines are in transit and during temporary storage. Learn more ... Read More
Temperature Intelligence for Vaccine Distribution

Temperature Intelligence for Vaccine Distribution

CDC guidelines recommend using digital data loggers to monitor and record temperatures as vaccines are in transit and during temporary storage. Learn more ... Read More

NBC News Investigates the Safety of At-Home Medication Delivery

December 10th, 2020 by

Delivering medication by postal or shipping service is convenient for your patients – but there are some risks with exposure to extreme temperatures. Learn more in this video.

Overcoming Logistical Challenges for Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines

December 7th, 2020 by

Scholarly article explores solutions for ensuring ‘last mile’ efficacy of critical COVID-19 vaccines once they become available in shipping to ensure wide distribution and minimize wastage. Introduction by Umit Kartoglu, MD, DPH.

CAAS and CAMTS Accreditation: How USP Good Distribution Practices Come into Play

October 27th, 2020 by

For EMS organizations working toward accreditation – learn more in this post about procedures and tools for monitoring the temperature of medication in storage and vehicles.

The Why and How of Monitoring Medication Onboard EMS Vehicles

August 27th, 2020 by

Learn more about proper temperature ranges for medication and how to continually monitor temperatures to be assured that it remains effective and stable life-saving treatment of patients.

Are your packages keeping their cool when they need to?

August 24th, 2020 by

Whether for URAC compliance, network participation or ongoing quality assurance — third-party Package Performance Qualification (PPQ) delivers. Learn how it works in this infographic.

Summer is Coming – Now is the Time to Start Planning for Biannual PPQ Testing

May 6th, 2020 by

In late 2019, URAC revised its standards for specialty and mail-order pharmacies, including new requirements around PQ testing. Learn more about the phases and process of PQ testing.

Central Pharmacies and Drug Supply Chain Management

May 6th, 2020 by

An essential part of delivering quality patient care is making sure that medication remains within the appropriate temperature range to maintain its efficacy.

A Celebration of VVM

January 28th, 2020 by

On December 19, 2019, Temptime welcomed ‘VVM heroes’ and hosted a book signing for author Dr. Umit Kartoglu.

URAC v 4.0 is Here – Changes to Performance Qualification Testing

December 31st, 2019 by

URAC v 4.0 has expanded on requirements around Performance Qualification (PQ) testing. Read more about the two key differences that may affect your medication shipment practices.

Improper Storage of Vaccines Reduces Their Effectiveness

March 27th, 2019 by

Recent news in the United States about vaccines and an outbreak of measles in Washington has drawn national attention to the topic. Here we share an article from USA Today

The Impact of Poor Handling of Temperature-Sensitive Medications

March 12th, 2019 by

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.

News Story: Making the Case for Visual Indicators in “Mail-Order” Meds

March 5th, 2019 by

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.

Thermal Shipping Technologies: The Cold Hard Facts

February 11th, 2019 by

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 to Acquire Temptime Corporation

January 28th, 2019 by

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.