Specialty Pharmacy Practices

Legal, Regulatory and Accreditation Considerations for Specialty Pharmacies

It is critical for any healthcare institution to understand the details of applicable laws and regulations to structure its approach to specialty pharmacy practices. The first step is to do a gap analysis of state and federal regulations pertaining to specialty pharmacy services. Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) requirements for specific products must also…

Specialty Drugs & Pharmacies

Why are Specialty Drugs and Specialty Pharmacies “Special”?

Specialty drugs are distinguished by two main characteristics: cost and complexity. Specialty drugs are expensive because of their delicate nature such as limited shelf life, need for climate-controlled shipping and meticulous storage. Specialty drugs are complex because they require special handling and services, inventory management and intense administration. They also need a high level of…

14+ Years of Expertise

Compliance and Validation Services Expert Spotlight

Mesa Labs’ Compliance and Validation Services expert Zach Sparks has more than 14 years’ experience in: IQ/OQ/PQ qualifications and temperature mapping of incubators, freezers, refrigerators, autoclaves, depyrogenation ovens, and lyophilizers. Cleanroom qualifications, including viable and non-viable particulate monitoring for routine monitoring and ability to determine the placement of the non-viable particulate measuring equipment to meet…

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Mesa Labs Acquires Hospital-Focused Cold Chain Monitoring Business

Lakewood, Colorado, November 7, 2016 – Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) (we, us, our, “Mesa” or the “Company”) today announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets (other than cash and accounts receivable) and certain liabilities of the cloud-based continuous monitoring (“CM”) business of FreshLoc Technologies, Inc., a Texas corporation (“FreshLoc”). CM systems are used…

Temperature Fluctuations Result in Lost Product

Genetics Laboratory; a Case Study

A Mesa Labs’ client needed a solution to fluctuating room temperatures in their laboratory, which caused sample degradation and loss of product. The customer also needed to adhere to strict regulations requiring their assets to be continuously monitored. They turned to Mesa’s ViewPoint wireless monitoring system. To read a more in-depth account of the clients’…

Client Assets at Risk

Sample Monitoring; a Case Study

One of Mesa Labs’ clients, part of a large military installation, uses Mesa’s AmegaView wireless monitoring system to protect against product loss during power outages. AmegaView automatically calls when an asset goes into alarm, allowing our customer to react immediately. To read a more in-depth account of the clients’ needs and how Mesa experts were…