Consortium Aims to Standardize RFID for Pharmaceuticals

By Claire Swedberg

DoseID, comprising drug label and packaging companies, as well as healthcare and RFID technology firms, is working to create guidelines for the development and use of RFID to track medications and vaccines; Auburn University's RFID Lab will provide tag testing and specifications.

Members of the pharmaceutical industry have launched a self-governing consortium this summer known as DoseID, which aims to standardize the approach to RFID tag use on pharmaceutical products. The group, which formed throughout the past eight months, includes pharmaceutical companies and RFID technology firms, and it leverages a new tag certification program for drug products created by the Auburn University RFID Lab. Some consortium members include ...

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