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American Health Packaging | Leading Manufacturer of Serialized, Barcoded Unit Dose Products [Video]


Company Background 

American Health Packaging (AHP) is a manufacturer of serialized, barcoded unit-dose drug products for hospital, institutional, and long-term care pharmacies. A subsidiary of AmerisourceBergen, AHP offers a broad portfolio of unit-dose oral solids and liquids to meet the dynamic needs of care facilities. We are the market leader in providing barcoded unit-dose oral solids to the health care marketplace with nearly 500 products available through partner GPOs and wholesalers. 

Product Overview 

Unit-dose oral medications are AHP’s core focus. Barcoded to the dose level, AHP products support bedside point-of-care initiatives for dose-level scanning at the patient bedside. Providing broad access and consistent supply to products across major therapeutic classes, our products meet a diverse range of customer needs. AHP product stability testing provides for the longest possible shelf life while maintaining high quality. Product safety is addressed with AHP labeling utilizing a boldened product code within the NDC, large product names, highlighted strength for improved recognition, and extra emphasis on warnings and additional formulary information. With more than 30 years of history, AHP is a leader in unitdose manufacturing compliance. Products adhere to Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) initiatives and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) law. AHP was the first unitdose manufacturer to fully implement serialization through our manufacturing process to support “track-and-trace” initiatives. American Health Packaging’s manufacturing facility is registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and fully adheres to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). Industry veterans with decades of collective experience lead our quality and manufacturing departments. In addition, AHP is licensed by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to package Schedule II-IV controlled substances. 

Liquid Unit Dose Cups 

AHP introduced Liquid Unit Dose cups in 2017, following customer requests to provide unit-dose oral solutions and suspensions with similar safety and efficiency benefits to our oral solids. Our line now includes 17 products, available in multiple pack sizes, through partner GPOs and wholesalers. Liquid Unit Dose contains a broad range of products to support flexibility for pharmacies in managing local inventory. Products provide many features supporting patient safety and pharmacy efficiency. Pull-tab labels promote ease-of-opening and product administration, while thick-gauge cups with excellent label seal integrity aid in avoiding costly damage and clean up. 

Hitting the Mark for Continued BCMA Support 

Safety and efficiency. Two things that are at the forefront of any health system professional’s mind. While your facility is trying to build a consistent and safe supply of unit-dose medications, stop and consider AHP’s line of manufactured barcoded unit-dose drug products – featuring the industry’s largest portfolio of unit-dose oral solids with more on the way. Effective execution of BCMA programs require medications that scan correctly and efficiently at the bedside. With our robust oral solids portfolio – and growing offering of Liquid Unit Dose cups – AHP unit dose supports patient safety and pharmacy efficiency through consistent supply and a broad range of products. AHP unit dose supports health systems that seek to not only free up internal resources but also commit greater focus to patient care. Make the smart choice with AHP to simplify what is one of the most complex tasks related to supporting inpatient care – providing quality medications that support dose-level bedside scanning. This while promoting positive outcomes for patients. 

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