Unit-dose Packaging Options

May 2014 - Vol. 11 No. 5

PP&P has published numerous articles in recent years on unit-dose packaging options. For more information on evaluating the best option for your hospital, see the below sampling of articles, available on the PP&P Web site at www.pppmag.com/udoptions.

Repackaging Unit Dose Medications in the Pediatric Setting
By Kevin Jones, RPh, MBA
May 2013

Weighing Unit Dose Repackaging Options
By Christopher Fortier, PharmD
March 2013

Overcoming Unit Dose Availability Challenges
By Ralph J. Frank, RPh, MPH
November 2012

Safe Packaging Practices in a Small Hospital Environment
By Justin M. Douglas, CPhT
June 2012

Lean Strategies for Unit Dose Packaging Operations
By Christine Swyres, PharmD; Mark Menkhus, RPh; and Stephen Newlon, MEd
May 2012

Weighing Options for Outsourced Unit Dose Packaging
By Gary Magnus, RPh, MS Pharm
March 2012

Centralize Unit Dose Drug Distribution
By Noel Hodges, RPh, MBA
December 2011

Solving Packaging Challenges with Tabletop Unit Dose Packagers
By Carla J. Maslakowski, MS, MEd, RPh, MCSE
June 2011

Inventory Management Strategies for Outsourced Repackaging
By Ian Orensky, PharmD, MS
July 2010

Implementing a High-volume Unit Dose Packaging Machine
By John S. Clark, PharmD, MS, BCPS; Kimberly M. Landini, PharmD; and Diane S. Shoemaker, CPhT
October 2009


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