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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Serialization for hospitals – what changes in everyday life?

Hospitals work with a large number of Rx drugs on a daily basis, in addition, processes are closely timed. So how will the Falsified Medicines Directive affect hospital pharmacies? The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) stipulates that every prescription-only drug in hospital pharmacies must be scanned and verified via the database. The Bundesverband Deutscher Krankenhausapotheken (ADKA), […]

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EMVO Calls for On-boarding

Five months before the EU Regulation 2016/161 becomes effective, EMVO (European Medicine Verification Organization) is calling for an immediate start of the onboarding process. In a current press release, manufacturers and parallel importers of the pharmaceutical industry are requested to start their onboarding process as soon as possible. The process consists of a contractual and […]

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What are the benefits of serialization?

Frau nimmt serialisiertes Rx Medikament ein

The primary objective of serialization is to protect patients. This is ensured by processes and control mechanisms that ensure that only original and manufacturer-approved drugs reach pharmacies and hospitals. Sustainable changes in almost all areas Manufacturers, contract manufacturers, wholesalers, repackagers, parallel importers – or in other words: the entire pharmaceutical industry need to invest in […]

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