New IT system to improve patient safety

​EU Directive 2011/62/EU on Falsified Medicines applying as of 9th. February 2019, basically imposes the requirement for all prescription medicines to have the same security arrangements. This is achieved by way of sealed packs and pack-specific barcodes. This makes it possible to verify products' genuineness.

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Every national IT system is linked to the European hub which contains data on all products.

  • Onboarding

    In order for the verification system to work, it requires all manufacturers and other marketing authorisation holders to upload their data to the European hub. All marketing authorisation holders on the Danish market have to sign an agreement with DMVO.

  • Patient safety

    The aim of the new system is to enhance patient safety. The genuineness of each individual pack must be checked before being dispensed to the patient.