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By Steve Tallant | Sep 29, 2023
The EU Falsified Medicines Directive Regulation Explained

Here's a deep dive into the details of the European Falsified Medicines Directive regulation and requirements for pharma manufacturers and non-manufacturers.

By Steve Tallant | Sep 14, 2023
The EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) Compliance Revisited

With the United States being far and away the largest pharmaceutical market in the world, complying with necessary regulations is critical for the industry.

By Octavio Rodriguez Perez | Sep 11, 2023
NABP Pulse and Systech – A winning DSCSA platform combination for

Systech announced recently that it joined the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Interoperable Partner Program, Pulse by NABP. This is important news as both Systech and NABP want to ensure that pharmacies and dispensers are ready for DSCSA (Drug Supply Chain Security Act) compliance this November. Though a stabilization period has been granted by the FDA, the November 27, 2023 date is still the legal target for the industry. 

By Christine Gallagher | Sep 7, 2023
DSCSA 2023 Guidelines from HDA Conference & FDA Stabilization

This extension is pivotal in addressing evolving challenges and further fortifying the integrity of the pharmaceutical supply chain.

By Steve Tallant | Aug 25, 2023
DSCSA deadline 2023… there is NO extension

Don’t misconstrue that the DSCSA implementation is being delayed—it isn’t.

DSCSA Pharmacies
By Joe Lipari | Aug 10, 2023
DSCSA exception management for dispensers: Is your process ready?

As part of the FDA’s Drug Quality and Security Act, one key rationale for the Drug Supply Security Act (DSCSA) was to protect US patients from receiving counterfeit or illegitimate medications. Everything the industry is doing to connect manufacturers, wholesalers and dispensers to create an interoperable supply chain is all about patient safety.

DSCSA Pharmacies
By Steve Tallant | Aug 3, 2023
For pharmacies, DSCSA compliance starts with Authorized Trading

In the rapidly evolving landscape of pharmaceuticals, maintaining regulatory compliance is paramount for pharmacies. The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) aims to enhance patient safety by establishing a secure supply chain for prescription drugs.

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By Steve Tallant | Jul 27, 2023
Is your pharmacy ready for DSCSA exception handling? 

The receiving process for totes at pharmacies from wholesalers hasn’t changed much over the past 25 or more years.… Physical packages reconciled to a printed manifest/order. Quantities checked. Verification that nothing is damaged. Inspection to see if anything is already expired. Data entry into a pharmacy inventory system. Even if there are some issues, the medicines get put into stock. 

DSCSA Pharmacies
By Steve Tallant | Jul 21, 2023
For pharmacies, DSCSA compliance is about data connections

Even if we do get a Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) enforcement delay from the FDA, pharmacies are still on the hook for compliance. And compliance means connections.

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