DGAP-News: Biotest AG
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10.09.2020 / 07:00
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Biotest is one of the first plasma protein manufacturers to provide digital package leaflets for all products
– The latest Biotest package leaflets are always available online
– Simplified use for patients and medical professionals
– Quicker access to current safety-related information for users of Biotest products
Dreieich, 10 September 2020. Biotest is now one of the first plasma protein manufacturers to provide digital package leaflets for all products in Germany. They can be accessed both online and via an app. Even if users do not have the pack and package leaflet at hand, they can still read important information about the medication at any time and from anywhere by clicking on the app or going online.
This enables simplified use for patients and medical professionals and also ensures quicker access to current safety-related information for users of Biotest products.
Package leaflets are important. They provide users with information about medications, in particular regarding their safe and correct use. “We at Biotest felt it was vital to be able to provide our users with up-to-date versions of our package leaflets,” said Dr Claudia-Carolin Keil, Senior Director Labelling/ Corporate Regulatory Affairs. Up-to-date means that the texts are published accordingly as soon as they are approved by regulatory authorities – and this can be done much quicker than implementation in the packs for the market.
To satisfy the highest possible safety requirements, Biotest has now become a partner in the German project “Gebrauchsinformation 4.0” (“GI 4.0” – “Package Leaflet 4.0”). The GI 4.0 project, which is provided by Rote Liste Service GmbH, is a Europe-wide, unique consortium involving industry, authorities, associations and patients. ROTE LISTE Service GmbH is a subsidiary of the Federal Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry (BPI) and the Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (vfa), as well as being publisher of the media services ROTE LISTE(R), FachInfo-Service(R), PatientenInfo-Service and Gebrauchsinformation 4.0.
The package leaflets can be accessed at https://www.gebrauchsinformation4-0.de/.
The GI 4.0 project is Germany’s way of implementing Europe’s efforts to make electronic product information (“ePI”) available. If this project is implemented by other countries or even at a European level, Biotest will also be able to publish digital package leaflets for this in an instant.
Furthermore, all of our package leaflets for blind and partially sighted users are available in a correspondingly prepared and accessible format for our patients at https://www.patienteninfo-service.de/.
Biotest AG, Landsteinerstr. 5, 63303 Dreieich, Germany, www.biotest.com
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