AUG 10, 2016 9:00 AM PDT

The Changing Landscape in Vaccine and Critical Product Storage

Sponsored by: Panasonic, Panasonic
Speakers
  • Director of Product and Marketing, Panasonic Healthcare Corporation
    Biography
      Joe LaPorte is Director of Product and Marketing at Panasonic Healthcare Corporation in Wood Dale Illinois. He has an extensive background in electrical engineering and refrigeration technologies from RCC and George Brown College in Toronto, Canada. Joe began his career in Field Engineering support for laboratory products in Ontario Canada in 1985, eventually leading to a National Service Management role at Caltech Scientific Ltd. After his thirteen-year career as National Service Manager there, Joe accepted a position with Sanyo Canada to build a service and support network for Sanyo's bio-medical product line in Canada and the United States, eventually leading to a position as Service Manager for the Americas with Sanyo Biomedical in the Chicago Area. Joe is an active member in the EPA Energy Star Program for Lab Grade products and currently a sub chair on the NSF Joint Committee on Vaccine Storage. In his spare time, Joe is an avid hockey fan and restores pinball machines to their former glory. He resides in Chicago Illinois, the home of both pinball and the current Stanley Cup Champion Black Hawks. Joe can be reached at joe.laporte@phcna.panasonic.com

    Abstract:

    This presentation explores the changing role of pharmacy grade refrigerator and freezers in the refrigerated storage of vaccine and temperature critical products. The efficacy of stored vaccine is critically dependent on storage and handling practices, including the use of reliable temperature monitoring methods and properly controlled storage systems. The absence of those protections can result in substantial waste, diminished vaccine potency, and the need for revaccination.

    Currently, vaccine providers and program administrators face significant challenges as they navigate the selection and purchase of effective vaccine storage equipment. Pharmaceutical and medical grade manufacturers also face significant challenges due to changing government environmental regulations. The presentation explores what end users should look for to ensure that vaccines and critical product efficacy and safety standards are maintained and to maximize their return on investment for the long term. 
     


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