Drive Clean

Drive Clean to Reduce Air Pollution

The world is already seeing the impacts of climate change – rising sea levels, shrinking snowpack, extreme drought and increased wildfires, and other dangers. It is important to begin now to avoid more disruption to our climate. Each person can make a difference by driving vehicles that produce less air pollution. California has a clean…

Mesa Labs

Mesa Labs Declares Quarterly Dividend

Lakewood, Colorado, January 3, 2017 – Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) (we, us, our, “Mesa” or the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on March 15, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business…

Pollution Reduction at Work

Ways to Reduce Air Pollution at Work

Air pollution and consumption can be reduced even while at work. Keep your workplace environmentally friendly by following these simple guidelines: Carpool or telecommute. Start a recycling program. Use both sides of the paper when printing or photocopying. Bring your lunch to work or walk to lunch. Turn off all electronics and office equipment when…

Monitoring Temperature to Prevent Product Loss

Product Loss Prevention; a Case Study

Mesa Labs is dedicated to helping our customers find the most appropriate solution to the challenges they face. One of our clients, Providence Portland Medical Center, based in Portland, Oregon, had previously experienced detrimental product loss. By utilizing Mesa’s AmegaView monitoring system, the medical center was able to be notified immediately and prevent future product…

Specialty Pharmacy Solutions

Applying Specialty Pharmacy Regulations When Working with Partners or Contracted Organizations

Partner models consist of a healthcare institution operating a specialty pharmacy in partnership or in contract with another entity to offer the full range of services required for an accredited specialty pharmacy. Accreditation standards are a valuable resource to healthcare pharmacy leaders to ensure that all internal and partner specific regulatory components are in place.…

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…