New regulations across the globe are coming into effect, requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, and others up and down the chain to build serialization, verification, and traceability into the supply chain. At TraceLink’s NEXUS ’15 conference, we learned a lot about the impact of these new requirements, how companies are responding, and whether there is an ROI beyond compliance.
Healthcare providers (hospitals, clinics, care homes, etc.) and their supply chains
Since their acquisition by Stanley Black & Decker, RTLS provider AeroScout appears to be thriving and taking advantage of many opportunities to integrate with STANLEY’s diverse business units and product families.
Can Supply Chain Big Data Solutions Be Leveraged in Healthcare?
The tidal wave of healthcare data is upon us and will only continue to grow rapidly. What can be learned from how Big Data is done in supply chains to get real value?
Trends in Healthcare / Life Sciences and Their Impact on Electronic Commerce
ACA and HIPAA standards mean big changes in electronic commerce in healthcare.
With healthcare costs soaring, administrative costs comprising a whopping 7% of healthcare expenses, and increased concerns about medical errors and counterfeiting, to name a few challenges, various government agencies in the US are taking legislative action.
This report addresses the most recent changes impacting those who trade in the US market–across the whole value chain–and the impact the Affordable Care Act and other recent legislation will have on the deployment of standard electronic commerce communications.
Healthcare Big Data:Connected Healthcare’s Mountains of Data
The tsunamis of data generated by connected care will be nearly useless to caregivers without systems that help digest it all. Can the systems and methods already developed to manage big data in supply chain be useful for healthcare?
Technology Integration Can Transform the Hospital and Patient Care Experience
Better care, patient safety at lower cost. Sounds like a goal we have been hearing for decades. Yet so far the US healthcare industry has been going in the opposite direction. Greater cost, more paperwork, and confusing models for compliance and care for the future. And yet . . .
Cold Chains are Hot! Revised
Tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides — in responding to the needs of the victims of these natural disasters, the effective delivery of food, pharmaceuticals and life saving products are now in the spotlight. Supply challenges related to transportation,infrastructure and other issues require careful planning and coordination.
Carton-level Temperature Tracking for Cold Chain Pharmaceuticals – Why Now?
A look at the key role that carton-level RFID temperature tagging can have within today’s pharmaceutical cold chains.
Smart and Serialized
Architecting Serialization and Cold Chains for Food and Pharma.
Radically Rethinking Supply Chains in Life Sciences
A Case for Change in Healthcare Supply Chains.
Disruptive Technologies Fueled by a Disruptive and Risky World
Last week, TAKE Solutions afforded their customers and invited guests an opportunity to spend two days thinking about the future, where they discovered that disruptive events can create interest in disruptive technologies.