So you are ‘in the cloud;’ now what?

Fig. 1. Cloud adoption varies by stage (tech, business, future) and by corporate function. Credit: Cegedim It is difficult to argue against cloud adoption. Gartner predicts the global spend on public cloud services to be $210 billion by 2016, up […]

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2014 HDMA Distribution Management Conference

DQSA—the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013, handling product recalls and product safety, DEA compliance for controlled-substances distribution, and specialty pharmacy trends all take center stage at this year’s HDMA meeting (March 9-12, Palm Desert, CA). The meeting brings […]

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CMS posts Sunshine Act registration details

On Feb. 7, CMS posted a notice that it will begin accepting registrations for Sunshine Act aggregate-spending reports from industry on Feb. 18. Agg-spend reporting obliges the life sciences industries and GPOs to report payments offered to physicians. Additional data […]

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Cargo theft of pharmaceuticals continues to fall in the US

Cargo theft—usually, hijacking the trailers involved in ground transportation, but also warehouse intrusions and last-mile stickups of store deliveries—is a constant worry of transportation managers, including those in healthcare products. The Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC; www.pcscpharma.com), an all-volunteer group […]

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