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Building a Healthier System: Improving Efficiency and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

A question frequently asked of the industry reflects on how we can be sure that the pharmaceutical products sold by retailers have been sourced from a reputable and reliable company. Increasingly the answer to that question is: radio frequency identification (RFID), which offers a new technological solution for manufacturers and distributors. RFID tags are safe, secure, read only chips that can be used to improve the integrity and security of the pharmaceutical supply chain. The chips contain a unique electronic code for each individual item, which makes it far harder for counterfeiters to infiltrate legitimate distribution and the retail supply chain.

Pharmaceutical companies increasingly recognise the importance of traceability and due diligence within the pharmaceutical supply chain. There is a clear need for technological solutions that can prevent the misdirection of drugs and can stop counterfeit products from entering the legitimate pharmaceutical supply chain. RFID tags can help mitigate the risks associated with the production and distribution of pharmaceuticals goods.

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By Peter Jones, Head of Mu Solutions at Hitachi

Peter Jones has worked for Hitachi Europe for three years and was involved in establishing the Mu Solutions business. Peter is responsible for sales and marketing as well as technology development for system's solutions and related software packages. Previously, Peter worked for 15 years in the financial sector for a number of blue chip companies including Citibank and Logica. These roles have covered the complete system's development life cycle through to the creation of new business models and service propositions. Peter's experience spans technical and project management roles, through to business development of new and emerging technologies.

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