Improving efficiency in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and effectiveness of patient's Safety through Intelligent Packaging: Objectives and results of the European DRIVE Project

Alberto Sanna, Alberto Bartolini, Rodolfo Giannotti

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Abstract

The objectives and results of a European DRIVE project involving the incorporation of intelligent packaging for improving efficiency in the pharmaceutical supply chain and effectiveness of patient's safety are discussed. The objectives of the project included developing safer, smarter, and trusted healthcare systems. The strategies adopted were effienct product movement, efficient order management, and efficient information sharing. Inventory management control, continuous replenishment process, product packaging and handling, electronic product information, purchase order to payment, and electronic customer information are few of the solutions provided.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPIRA International Conference Proceedings
Pages157-201
Number of pages45
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventSmart and Intelligent Packaging Europe 2004 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Oct 25 2004Oct 26 2004

Other

OtherSmart and Intelligent Packaging Europe 2004
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period10/25/0410/26/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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