Track and Trace

GS1 US Releases 2010 Annual Overview, Revamped Web site

GS1 US has released its 2010 Annual Overview, which outlines the role of GS1 US, case studies, and descriptions of important industry and GS1 US initiatives, such as food safety, data accuracy, and sustainability.

EMD Serono Builds Out Track And Trace Solution

The drug manufacturer has developed a global solution for track and trace to promote patient safety and to meet legislative mandates.

EMD Serono Inc.’s (Rockland, MA) development of secure supply-chain systems began in 2002 with pharmacist authentication of serialized packages of its human growth hormone drug Serostim.

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FDA to Speak at Upcoming U Connect Conference

Dennis Baker, Regional Food and Drug Director, FDA’s Southwest Region, will speak about the agency’s efforts to improve the supply chain during a keynote address on June 9 during the upcoming U Connect Conference. Hosted by GS1 US and its conference partner VICS, the event will cover standards-based business processes and best practices for managing the supply chain efficiently.

Systech and Videojet Team To Support Track and Trace In Brazil

Systech International and Videojet Brazil announced a partnership to help pharmaceutical manufacturers to effectively meet the country’s quickly emerging regulatory requirements for encoding and marking solutions. In the partnership, Videojet will sell, install, and support Systech’s serialization solution in Brazil.

BD Reaffirms Commitment to GS1 Data Standards

BD, (Franklin Lakes, NJ) reiterated today its commitment to globally recognized GS1 data standards to help enhance patient safety efforts, improve supply chain efficiency, and reduce healthcare costs.

BD began using GS1 data standards in 1972 to help enhance its supply chain processes. Since that time, the company has been a vocal advocate for industry-wide adoption and an active participant of the GS1 Healthcare US™ Leadership Team and workgroups.

New Track-and-Trace Solution Debuts from Crest Solutions and Eisai Machinery U.S.A. Inc.

Crest Solutions (Cork, Ireland) and Eisai Machinery U.S.A. Inc. (Allendale, NJ) have joined forces to launch a new track-and-trace packaging system that supports compliance with multiple local and international regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry. The PharmaMarker system is designed to integrate easily into pharmaceutical production and packaging lines to facilitate pharmaceutical coding and traceability. The system was highlighted at Interphex April 20-22.

Healthcare Leaders Declare “All is Ready” for 2010 GLN Sunrise

Supply chain leaders meeting at the GS1 Healthcare US Workgroup Forum in Chicago announced that the tools are in place for industry-wide implementation of the GS1 Global Location Number by the 2010 GLN Sunrise date of Dec. 31, 2010. 

Healthcare Leaders Declare “All is Ready” for 2010 GLN Sunrise

Supply chain leaders meeting at the GS1 Healthcare US Workgroup Forum in Chicago announced that the tools are in place for industry-wide implementation of the GS1 Global Location Number by the 2010 GLN Sunrise date of Dec. 31, 2010.

Covectra Offers Solutions to Secure Drug Supply Chain

Covectra (Southborough, MA) announces the availability of technology solutions to support pharmaceutical companies in quickly responding to an FDA guideline issued last week, which relates to regulatory standards in developing a secure pharmaceutical supply chain.

 

Pending Anti-Counterfeiting Legislation Makes Investment in Serialization Technology Imperative

By Frederic Menardo
General Manager Europe, Systech International 

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