RFID & Drug Safety Archive

Watch this video to learn more about some of the unique and beneficial uses for RFID that exist and are being investigated in the healthcare sector.

From GS1.org: “Just like the internet did years ago, RFID-Technology is set to revolutionise people’s life and work these days. Consumers will benefit from better and safer products and services. GS1 EPCglobal has designed this website for you – to find out more about a fascinating technology.” The Discover RFID site has also been established […]

The FDA is working to more tightly secure the drug system from raw materials through to the pharmacy counter by encouraging creation of a chain of custody for every drug shipment to ensure it’s been properly controlled by legitimate channel partners from source to pharmacy. In this way consumers can be assured the drugs they receive […]

Since 2004, the FDA have been pushing for greater use of RFID to prevent drug counterfeiting and ensure the drugs consumers purchase are authentic and effective. RFID assists in this area by first uniquely identifying drug packages to make it almost impossible to counterfeit, and also by creating a chain of custody for every drug […]