Drug Delivery

US state backs pharma

US state backs pharma

The US state of North Carolina has launched a new initiative aimed
at encouraging investment in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology
industries, with sizeable grants available to companies prepared to
invest $100 million or more in...

Bar codes get top billing

Bar codes get top billing

Bar code scanning systems, which scan medications and patient
identification bracelets at hospital bedsides to verify patients
are receiving the correct medications, were voted the top choice
for preventing medication errors in a...

Medicare bill passed

Medicare bill passed

New legislation in the US to give the elderly and disabled rights
to reimbursement for prescription drugs under the federal Medicare
system has been passed by the Senate. It has been estimated that
the measure could expand the revenues...