By John McManus, The McManus Group
The headlines have been filled with reports of thousands of individuals losing their health insurance because many plans in the individual market do not conform to certain requirements of Obamacare. But what is not well-known is that employer-sponsored retiree drug coverage for Medicare-eligible beneficiaries has virtually evaporated as a result of enactment of Obamacare.
By Dr. Egon Huefner, Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
When tablets are packaged in blisters, the plastic film must be the right temperature at the right moment: which is no easy task at an output of up to 1,300 blisters per minute. A customer-specific combination for proportional valve, temperature sensor, and controller master is using the regulation of cooling water flow. If needed, machine developers can implement 13 parallel-working temperature control circuits.
By Uwe Amann, Harro Höfliger Packaging Systems
The majority of pharmaceutical products have to enter the blood stream in order to be effective. They can be taken orally, via the intestine, by injection, or by infusion.
By Tara S. Hundley, Anton Paar USA
What drives a pharmaceutical company to scrutinize an instrument manufacturer and every detail of the instrument during instrument qualification? The answer is simple: compliance to regulations. Every company that produces pharmaceutical products must guarantee a consistent quality that meets regulated specifications — for the entire product life cycle, from production to consumption.
By Brad Swarbrick, CAMO Software
Welcome to "Multivariate Data Analysis For Dummies," your guide to the rapidly growing area of data mining and predictive analytics. Multivariate analysis is set to change the mindset of many industries, and the way they approach the daunting task of analyzing large sets of data to extract the information they really need.
By Bill Dudenhoefer, Eriez
Many manufacturers today invest thousands — if not millions — of dollars annually into magnetic separation equipment, proactively reducing the risk that any foreign object or contaminant will be mixed in with a product sold to their network of customers, including other OEMs, distributors, or direct to consumer.