Pilot phase of our new product: HX Secur – Data delivery for hospitals made easy

Several weeks have already passed since the FMD came into force. The implementation of the directive poses a major challenge, especially for hospital pharmacies. Nevertheless, a practicable solution has not yet been found. Logistics experts and manufacturers have recently been asked to offer special hospital deliveries. Now tracekey provides them a solution – HX Secur […]

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Digitalization pushes industry: Employment record in NRW

The Ruhr area is to become a hotspot for B2B data and data-oriented start-ups – and it looks good, the current economic report shows that numerous people now work in the promising digital sector. In doing so, they also support the industry located in the Ruhr area. The Ruhr area currently has as many jobs […]

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Brexit: Pharmaceutical industry particularly affected by No-Deal Brexit

The day of the Brexit – March 29 – is slowly approaching and there is still no regulated withdrawal insight. The pharmaceutical industry would be particularly affected by hard Brexit. Without regulated conditions and joint agreements, a complex situation would arise for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, which could even lead to supply bottlenecks. A […]

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Serialization-Countdown

The implementation of the FMD is now final. This is the summary of our serialization countdown with Pharma- and Serialization-Facts …30 days to go Half of the drugs sold in german pharmacies are prescription-only. …29 days The main counterfeit medicines are antibiotics, cancer drugs or cholesterol-lowering drugs. …28 days In 2017 sales of prescription-only drugs amounted in […]

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The FMD Deadline: An Important Milestone, Not the Final

Today is the day. The securPharm system in Germany and the EMVS in Europe are officially live and the implementation of the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) has been completed.  Or not yet complete? The introduction of the serialisation requirement is probably the largest project in the pharmaceutical industry in recent decades. 9.2.2019 can be adhered […]

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Stabilisation Period in Austria: Good Information Policy for Error Messages

Reports of suspected counterfeiting, which can be traced back to technical problems, do not only appear in the securPharm system. The Austrian system of the Austrian Medicines Verification Organisation (AMVO) therefore provides for a stabilization period of six months. There is also concern in Austria that after the start of the national system AMVS (Germay: […]

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Start-up Problems at securPharm – tracekey Customers Feel Well Supported

The securPharm launch is approaching in big steps and yet there still seem to be problems with the current tests of the securPharm system. Both pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies are reporting problems. In a crisis meeting on the occasion of the securPharm start (29.01.2019) of the relevant associations, problems were addressed with the upload of […]

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Serialization for pharmacies – what changes in everyday life?

In pharmacies, hundreds of medicines are sold every day. From 9 February 2019, all prescription drugs must be serialized. So what does the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) mean for pharmacies and their internal processes? Pharmacies usually purchase their medicines from wholesalers, where individual packagings can be checked optional. In the pharmacy every single medicine pack […]

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