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Fighting Fakes, Fraud, and Theft: Your Guide to DSCSA’s New Normal
This webinar addresses the increasing threat to our drug supply chain from counterfeiting, fraud, and theft, and how the new Drug Supply Chain Security Act is designed to combat all three. The speaker will provide background on what led to the creation of these new DSCSA regulations, and a thorough overview of the three basic requirements for all pharmaceutical dispensers. As we move toward the “new normal” of post-DSCSA regulations, a review of best practices for implementing the new law and executing its transition requirements into the workplace workflow will be provided. Participants will hear about some simple steps to becoming compliant with DSCSA requirements.
What is DSCSA?
The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) is a new law that is now being actively enforced by the FDA. It requires the implementation of specific steps designed to build an electronic, interoperable system to identify and trace certain prescription drugs as they are distributed in the United States. This is a complex law and brings significant change to the way most pharmacies must track and trace their products. As of March 1, 2016, initial traceability requirements are in place and being enforced. By 2026, the system will facilitate the exchange of information at the individual package level about where a drug has been in the supply chain. This impacts all dispensers of pharmaceutical products.
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Speaker: Denise Garcia
Denise Garcia is a health care attorney with over 20 years of experience and is now serving as Vice President of Legal and Chief Compliance Officer for InfiniTrak, a DSCSA compliant cloud-based software solution designed for dispensers. Prior to joining InfiniTrak, Denise served as crisis manager for Inova Health System, providing system-wide oversight of design, implementation and monitoring of a court-ordered Consent Decree regarding the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 Equal Access compliance. Denise oversaw the design of a state-of-the-art electronic health record ADA screening module that helped ensure compliance. Denise has served as General Counsel for a Driscoll Children’s Health System in Corpus Christi, Texas. She continues to focus her practice in designing practical, user-friendly healthcare compliance solutions to complex regulatory requirements. Denise has a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in Broadcast Journalism from C.W. Post College.
Free for MPhA members and $25 for nonmembers. Student pharmacists and residents are provided a complimentary registration.
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