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PMP News and sister publication Packaging Digest are working closely with our conference team within UBM on ideas for 2015 packaging-specific events. We are working together to ensure that we are providing you with the learning activities that will help you meet the day-to-day challenges you face as packaging professionals.

Help Reduce the Risk of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Today, at a hospital somewhere in the United States, one patient out of 25 is likely dealing with a healthcare-associated infection. This estimate comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which cites a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevalence survey.

From the Editors' Desk

Galen Signs Exclusive Deal in Europe for Penthrox Hand-Held Inhaler

Craigavon, Northern Ireland September 15, 2014 – As part of their continued business development efforts to drive growth in existing and new markets, through licensing, acquisition and partnership, Galen Ltd. has announced a significant...

What Do You Want to Learn?

PMP News and sister publication Packaging Digest are working closely with our conference team within UBM on ideas for 2015 packaging-specific events. We are working together to ensure that we are providing you with the learning...

GS1 updates track-and-trace developments for pharmaceuticals

Bob Celeste, senior director of healthcare, GS1 US, discusses what’s going on in traceability and the status of DSCSA implementation in this exclusive Q&A.

 

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U.S. Marshals seize drug products from Flawless Beauty

Various unapproved and improperly labeled drug products that were marketed, sold and distributed via the Internet by Flawless Beauty LLC, of Asbury Park, New Jersey, have been seized by U.S. Marshals at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug...

Common Pitfalls in Implementing the Unique Device Identification Program

As the medical technology industry is preparing for the Unique Device Identification (UDI) initiative, package and label inspection is becoming more important than ever. On September 24, 2014, labels and packages of Class III medical devices and...