Explaining the Drug Supply Chain Security Act

Kala Shankle, JD, and Lisa Schwartz, PharmD, RPh, discuss the DSCSA and what it means for pharmacists. This video was filmed at the 2019 NCPA Annual Convention in San Diego.

Kala Shankle, JD, and Lisa Schwartz, PharmD, RPh, discuss the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and what it means for pharmacists. This video was filmed at the 2019 NCPA Annual Convention in San Diego.

Kala Shankle, JD: It is a law that was implemented in 2013. It has a 10 year phased-in sort of implementation approach, and so we are at, what, year 7 now? We’re running into year 7. And the whole purpose, the goal of DSCSA, or track-and-trace as the community pharmacists like to call it, it to create an interoperable tracing system of products, down to the package level, by 2023.