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BLOG: The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) pilot: Medicine authentication technology in a hospital setting

Thursday 16th February 2017
From 19 February 2019, the vast majority of prescription-only medicines supplied to the public throughout Europe will require authentication, largely at the point of supply to the patient. For the unprepared, this will be of major concern. But what is authentication? How does it work and how will hospitals manage?
Authentication technologies work through the scanning of a two-dimensional barcode printed onto a medicine packet. The data...
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