Adherence Packaging Market: Overview
The packaging for medical adherence includes the labeling and packaging of prescription products in such a way that the patient can take the drugs as instructed by the physician.
The adherence packaging for the drug is labelled with instructions, intensity and passing time by ensuring delivery to the correct patient. Due to adherence packaging remarkable staying power, blister packaging or blister cards for the medication is common, thus helping to encourage adherence to the medication in various ways that rely on the blister card design.
In general, the nursing homes offer inpatients the blister pack medicine with adherence packaging. When the blister pack is taken at home, it gives many of the same benefits, and the drugs prefer the blister packs with adherence packaging.
Adherence Packaging Market: Dynamics
Some factors driving market growth include the rise in need to reduce the waste of medicines and the high rate of adherence packaging to medicines.
Healthcare Industries to surge the market growth of adherence packaging
Medicines are the key methods used to prevent and treat chronic disease effectively; but, given their value and documented benefit, proper use of medicines remains a problem for both patients and providers alike. Patients also do not adhere to necessary drugs, leading to poor clinical results, higher medical costs and adverse effects on efficiency in the workplace and overall public health.
Proper scheduling of drugs for patients decreases the risk of being over- or under-medicated. Patients will have the medications packed for homebound customers and delivered to their door.
Adherence packaging in pharmacies can also opt to provide a card for the patient to take to their medical practitioners, which includes a full list of medications, their strengths, and the required dosing instructions to provide all prescribing physicians a thorough summary of the patient's clinical regimen. Both of those adherence-related benefits are projected to fuel demand growth over the forecast period.
Pharmaceutical Industries to substantial growth in Adherence Packaging Market
The retail pharmacies are currently focused on the possible effect on their day-to-day operation, expense, software interface design, how staff should be educated, and state and federal guidance.
Through using adherence packaging systems for oral-solid drugs, pharmacies will also maximize their productivity, as research can be prepared for days with higher monthly refill levels, and consistency is greatly improved, as the entire adherence packaging process uses barcoding, standardized trays, and even barcoding for medical-to-bed services in hospital outpatient pharmacies or clinics.
Adherence Packaging Market: Regional Outlook
The direct costs of health care associated with non-adherence packaging in the United States is very much costly. Hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and/or type 2 diabetes had all been identified for the individuals examined in STOMPP (Study to Assess the Effect of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Facilities on Drug Non-Adherence). Most participants had a body mass index of more than 30, took around 10 medicines and had uncontrolled HbA1c diabetes of more than 7%.
The research also analyzed measures of clinical performance, quality of life, and data on costs and use. Similarly, according to the 2018 article titled "Medication Adherence: The Elephant in the House," adherence packaging can account for up to 50% of care delays, approximately 125,000 deaths and up to 25% of hospitalizations in the United States per year. The area is thus seeing an increase in demand for adherence packaging.
Adherence Packaging Market: Key Players
- Accu-Chart Plus Healthcare Systems, Inc.
- Arxium, Inc.
- Dickinson and Company
- Cardinal Health, Inc.
- Manrex Limited
- Mckesson Corporation
- Pearson Medical Technologies LLC
- WestRock Company
COVID-19 impact on Adherence Packaging Market
With a significant number of direct-to-user / patient shipments taking place in healthcare today, especially when the nations are battling the infectious coronavirus by compliance with stay-at-home edicts, Adherence packaging is witnessing unparalleled activity in the last-mile distribution.
The supply chain channel for the pharmaceutical industry and Healthcare is being very crucial in regions like U.S, Canada & Mexico. Thus, they are very important factor that are contributing to the adherence packaging market growth.
Many of the Healthcare industries in Australia and New Zealand face challenges in distribution of adherence packed medicines to home delivery as they lack in employee strength to handle these amounts of orders from their target audience. As, Orders are being handled on online platform from the adherence packaging manufacturer side but major problem are faced by them in supply chain management due lockdown in several part of globel.
Adherence Packaging Market Segmentation
- Plastic Film
- Paper & Paperboard
- Blister Card
- Retail Pharmaceuticals
- Clinics & Pathology Labs