Pak-EDGE® UD Barcode Labeling Software Version 2.0
MPI’s Pak-EDGE® UD Barcode Labeling Software Version 2.0 is a customizable labeling program for medical and pharmaceutical markets. This advanced labeling program provides a single user interface to all MPI packaging systems, included in the purchase of a new packaging system. Systems include Auto-Print® packaging system for oral solids, Fluidose® Series 6 packaging system for oral liquids, Pharmacy Accessory Bagging System (PABS) for overwrapping and Pharmacy Accessory Label Printers (PALP) for labeling.
Pak-EDGE® UD Barcode Labeling Software Version 2.0 has a Microsoft Windows®-based graphical user interface, providing advanced barcode capabilities, including 2-D and GS1 barcode symbology, and customizable barcode configurations. Access to a label designer, equipped with a live label preview, allows you to customize label content to meet the packaging facility requirements. Optional integration with First DataBank drug database, imprints, and image library is available, annual renewal fee applies.
Reporting functionality includes comprehensive search, index, and help features as well as an export feature for all reports to a Microsoft® Excel or Adobe PDF file. The job stacking and batch approvals component allows a technician to perform multiple tasks for later supervisory approval along with options to pre-approve and post-approve for drug packaging. Additional features included are automatic backup and software updates.
The software is easy to use, allowing you to modify label design and content while producing packaged medications compliant to regulatory standards. The program auto-calculates shelf life for local laws and product-specific requirements.
Pak-EDGE® UD Barcode Labeling Software Version 2 includes new and improved features:
- Easily scan or enter identifier information to locate any product
- Job stack is now displayed on home screen
- Displays notification for anything that may require user input
- Provides a list of recent printing and packaging jobs to efficiently manage operations
Improved Software Security
- All approvals consolidated to a single screen in addition to home screen notifications
- Ability to create new user groups with custom permissions
- Improved functionality of the password system
- New auto-logoff feature
- Additional permissions for easy printing
- QR barcode option
- Adjustments to layout for improved workflow
- Additional library functionality includes support for DIN (8 digit), hazard warning, notes field and entering shelf life in hours
- Re-designed label template and label designer with intuitive user interface
- Option to add two barcodes to each item
- Hide label templates not in use
- Modified reporting component, including report exporting capability
Additional Software Functionality
Master Drug Formulary: provides a single drug library accessible by all packaging systems, access to First DataBank data and image, TallMan lettering, and multiple sorting options. Add new products by manual entry, importation from file, or by using the First DataBank subscription module.
Label Designer: allows for customized label design for additional user-defined fields. Default label templates are provided, Windows® fonts and WYSIWYG Editor are included.
Advanced Barcoding: includes a barcode builder, advanced barcode properties, unlimited barcodes, 1D and 2D barcode formats.
Comprehensive Management Reports: includes package image retention and options for daily, custom, and brief reports.
User Security: features multiple security levels – Technician, Verifier, and Administrator. Also features password access, logon and logoff feature, and increased ease of use.
Network Support: network installation of Pak-EDGE® provides the ability to maintain a centralized database accessible by multiple computers using the client-server model. Allows many shared features including drug library, users and remote tasks across multiple locations.
Hardware Requirements: computer with Windows® 10 or higher operating system, 10 GB hard drive space, 8 GB RAM, Processor 2 GHz or faster, available USB ports, desktop or network printer for reports, Internet access for product updates and remote support, DVD Rom Drive, and 2D barcode scanner.
On August 1, 2012, MPI discontinued all sales, name changes, upgrades, enhancements, and patches associated with MPI’s WinPak™ Software, including Auto-Print®, Fluidose®, and MPI Label. MPI’s WinPak™ software is not compatible with Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system, and Microsoft discontinued XP support on April 8, 2014, at which time MPI also discontinued technical support for all versions of WinPak™ software.
Contact MPI today to upgrade your existing Software and take advantage of the robust features and functionality available by implementing MPI’s Pak-EDGE® UD Barcode Labeling Software including optional integration with First DataBank drug database, imprints, and images library!