The Role of RFID in the Ever-Mounting Problem of Drug Shortages

Posted on Feb 28, 2016 by ADMIN

The New York Times Reports Drug Shortages Are the “New Normal” at U.S. Hospitals

In a recent article, the New York Times chronicled the ever-mounting problems that drug shortages are creating at hospitals throughout the United States. Doctors, hospitals and drug companies are now being forced to ration drugs and make difficult ethical decisions about which patients get a drug that’s in short supply and which ones do not.

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HIMSS 16 Conference & Exhibition: Feb 29 – Mar 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV

Posted on Feb 24, 2016 by ADMIN

During HIMSS16, Intelliguard® RFID Solutions will be one of 8 partners that will demonstrate innovative solutions for healthcare at RF Ideas booth #3669

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Not All RFID is Created Equal.13 Must Haves to Compare RFID Solutions for Your Pharmacy.

Posted on Feb 11, 2016 by ADMIN

While RFID technology is amazing, not all RFID solutions are created equal especially when it comes to the pharmacy. In addition to talking to other hospitals about their experience with various solutions, it’s important to carefully compare the advantages and disadvantages of each, and talk to pharmacists and staff about which features and benefits are non-negotiables.

To help you in this process, we interviewed clients from hospital pharmacies across the nation about the RFID functions and features they can’t live without.

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January’s First Major Nationwide Drug Recall

Posted on Feb 4, 2016 by Valerie Fritz

How Does Your Pharmacy Respond to Drug Recalls?

Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Magnesium Sulfate in Water for Injection. The error, an incorrect barcode on the primary bag labeling, was caught by a customer, who promptly notified the company. However, had the customer not found the error, there could have been horrible far-reaching consequences, since the lot had been distributed nationwide to wholesalers, distributors and hospitals, from September 2015 to November 2015.

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