An S-400 wireless sensor in a medical container with vials

Experts in EMS Share Insights on Monitoring Medication and Blood Temperatures

Read this feature story excerpted from a Temptime-sponsored webinar in late 2020, detailing the medication and blood temperature monitoring experiences of 3 EMS professionals. ... Read More
Greatest Cold Chain Challenges for Specialty Pharmacies

Greatest Cold Chain Challenges for Specialty Pharmacies

This is the third and last in our special series of articles summarizing discussions between panelists in the Temptime-sponsored webinar – The Science Behind the ... Read More
URAC 4.0 and Package Performance Qualification Testing

URAC 4.0 and Package Performance Qualification Testing

This is the second in our special series of articles summarizing discussions between panelists in the Temptime-sponsored webinar – The Science Behind the Cold Chain ... Read More
Webinar - View on Demand

The How and the Why of the Medication Cold Chain

On Thursday, August 20th Temptime sponsored a special webinar - The Science Behind the Cold Chain for Medication – designed specifically for specialty and hospital ... Read More
An S-400 wireless sensor in a medical container with vials

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

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 ... Read More
The Why and How of Monitoring Medication Onboard EMS Vehicles

The Why and How of Monitoring Medication Onboard EMS Vehicles

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 ... Read More
Phase 1 PPQ Flow Diagram

Are your packages keeping their cool when they need to?

Whether for URAC compliance, network participation or ongoing quality assurance — third-party Package Performance Qualification (PPQ) delivers. Learn how it works in this infographic ... Read More
Safe-T-Vue® Temperature Indicators are AABB Standards-Compliant

Safe-T-Vue® Temperature Indicators are AABB Standards-Compliant

Safe-T-Vue® 6 and 10 are the first (and currently only) blood temperature indicators to earn the AABB’s new ‘Standards-Compliant’ seal of approval ... Read More
Temperature monitoring of pharmacy medication distribution

Central Pharmacies and Drug Supply Chain Management

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

A Celebration of VVM

On December 19, 2019, Temptime welcomed 'VVM heroes' and hosted a book signing for author Dr. Umit Kartoglu ... Read More
URAC v 4.0 is Here – Changes to Performance Qualification Testing

URAC v 4.0 is Here – Changes to Performance Qualification Testing

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 ... Read More
Validation of Blood Temperature Indicators

Validation of Blood Temperature Indicators

Results presented in this White Paper highlight the need to select the appropriate temperature probe placement when performing the validation procedure so that the core blood bag temperature correlates to the actual temperature indicator performance. ... Read More
Improper Storage of Vaccines Reduces Their Effectiveness

Improper Storage of Vaccines Reduces Their Effectiveness

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 ... Read More
Mail-Order Meds NPR Story

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

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 ... Read More
Thermal Profile Summer Packout Specialty Medications

Thermal Shipping Technologies: The Cold Hard Facts

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 ... Read More
AIM & GS1 Introduce New Technical Specification

AIM & GS1 Introduce New Technical Specification

New sensor technical specification will provide universal method to interpret temperature threshold sensors, enhancing supply chain management and logistics ... Read More
Learning More About Bacterial Growth in RBCs After Room Temperature Exposure

Learning More About Bacterial Growth in RBCs After Room Temperature Exposure

Poster Presentation by American Red Cross at AABB 2018 - This poster presented by the American Red Cross caught the attention of many attendees – including our team. Since our work with blood banks is focused on helping ... Read More
USP Chapter 1079 and EMS Accreditation: What you need to know

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

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 ... Read More
Ted_Prusik

Co-Founder Ted Prusik Wins Inventor of the Year Award

Temptime Corporation, the world’s leading provider of time-temperature indicators to the health care industry, announced today that its co-founder and Senior Vice President Ted Prusik ... Read More
3 Things You Need to Know

3 Things You Need to Know

Learn about how accuracy is important, performance varies significantly and that lowest price may not be the lowest cost ... Read More
Does the "30-minute rule" still apply?

Does the “30-minute rule” still apply?

Recent conversations on PathLab Talk surrounding the 30-minute rule are drawing new attention from blood banks, whose interpretations of the AABB, FDA and CAP guidelines are ever-evolving ... Read More
Use of Indicators to Verify Maintenance of Appropriate Temperature for Returned Red Blood Cells

Use of Indicators to Verify Maintenance of Appropriate Temperature for Returned Red Blood Cells

Authors: Nicole Walker, Wilma Haughton, Kathy Fryia, Gwen Clarke Royal Alexandria Hospital, Misericordia Community Hospital, Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories Background All blood products must be ... Read More