Compliance Packaging

Walmart Wraps Up Next-Generation Compliance Package

Keystone Folding Box Co.’s next-generation compliance package is being adopted by Walmart, reports Keystone ( Walmart has announced that it will incorporate Ecoslide-RX 2.0 into its pharmacies nationwide beginning in 2015, Keystone reports.

Letter to the Editor: Packaging Innovation Needed to Drive Adherence

Dear Editor:

Patients have been taking multiple medications for a number of years, resulting in mediocre adherence success. They do not take their medications for a number of reasons too lengthy to go into at this time.

Script Your Future Campaign Reaches Three-Year Milestone in Adherence Awareness

Having completed its initial three-year program, the Script Your Future campaign has educated millions of patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals about the importance of medication adherence. The milestone was recognized at the annual meeting of the partners behind the Script Your Future campaign, which is coordinated by the National Consumers League and was launched in 2011.

Compliance Package Innovations Recognized by the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council

The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council (HCPC) announced the winners of its annual Compliance Package of the Year competition at RxAdherence 2014. The annual competition celebrates package innovations designed to improve patient adherence.

This year’s winners are:

• 2013 Compliance Package of the Year: Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle in MWV Dosepak from PCI (Packaging Coordinators, Inc)

• Compliance Package of the Year First Runner Up: Depomed Gralise Starter Pack from PCI

Synchronized Dosing

As a pharmacist, Sam Stolpe believes his profession can make a sizable difference in the persistent problem of patient nonadherence to drug regimens. He has more than just pride in his profession on his side—study data backs him up.

And packaging engineers can help, because he sees compliance-style packaging as part of the solution.

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Keystone Offers Ecoslide-RX Pack In Smart Pack Format

Keystone Folding Box Co. has launched a new version of Ecoslide-RX format with integrated Med-ic technology from Information Mediary Corp. (IMC), providing a “smart” blister package that creates a detailed electronic record of a patient’s dosing history.

20 Years of Compliance Packaging

Compliance formats have advanced with innovations in package design,materials, and machinery.
By David Vaczek, Senior Editor
Compliance packaging has made great strides in the past 20 years, as the health industry has focused attention on promoting the safe and effective use by patients of their medications.
Challenged to ensure that the package going into the home is both child-resistant and easily accessible to seniors, suppliers and drug manufacturers have delivered a progression of inn
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2012 Compliance Packages of the Year Announced by HCPC

The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council (HCPC) awarded the winners of its annual Compliance Package of the Year competition at RxAdherence 2013, the organization’s annual conference on patient adherence and compliance prompting packaging issues.
HCPC’s Compliance Package of the Year competition has been an annual event since 1995 and recognizes the most innovative pharmaceutical packages designed to improve patient adherence.
This year’s winners are:
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Shellpak Renew Recognized with Award from Walmart

MeadWestvaco Corp. reports that it has received Walmart’s "Responsibility Award for Total Health and Wellness” for the development of Shellpak Renew. Designed to promote patient medication adherence, Shellpak Renew is 40 percent smaller and 30 percent lighter than the original Shellpak, and it eliminates the use of plastic, MWV reports in a press release.

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