Tag: Life Sciences

Industry Forecast: 2017 Life Science Trends

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Dr Steven Bradshaw makes 3 top predictions for what he expects to see happen in the life sciences industry during 2017. These predictions include pricing and payment hurdles being overcome with innovative schemes and patient services, as well as the biosimilar space benefiting from increased efforts towards stakeholder education. Read the full article…

Innovations and Adaptations in the Cold Chain

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The rise of targeted therapies and the globalization of specialty pharmaceutical commercialization present a host of opportunities for manufacturers. The foundational premise is clear: More commercial and clinical trial drugs are being shipped to more patients in more countries than ever before. Healthcare is becoming more innovative and more accessible at the same time. Read the full article…

White Paper: Getting Serious About Serialization, The Drug Quality and Security Act

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On Nov. 27, 2013 President Obama signed the Drug Quality and Security Act into law, effectively setting the framework of what would become a nationwide initiative toward wide-scale pharmaceutical serialization. The Drug Supply Chain Security Act is one component of the DQSA. This particular act requires the FDA to implement a national track-and-trace system by which manufacturers must affix product identifiers (barcodes) to each package of product that is introduced into the supply chain. Read the full article…

Award-winning Midwest Logistics Provider Announces Expansion

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According to Global Data, the pharmaceutical market is expected to skyrocket to nearly $550 billion by the year 2020. To keep pace with the surging pharmaceutical industry, leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider MD Logistics is significantly upgrading its pharmaceutical storage capabilities. The company is expanding into an additional 173,000 square feet of controlled room temperature (CRT) pharmaceutical warehouse space near its flagship Midwest facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read the full article…