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GS1 Ireland supports the Future of Healthcare Campaign

Mar 28, 2022, by Amanda Creane - Category: Healthcare

Collaborating to innovate: Vaccine traceability

GS1 Ireland are supporting the Future of Healthcare Campaign- launched on 25th of March within the Irish Independent and online at

“Stakeholders, including clinical practitioners are increasingly adopting systems that use barcode scanning, and traceability standards for the unique identification and tracking of medical products and healthcare locations.”  Mike Byrne CEO GS1 Ireland

Mike Byrne, CEO and Siobhain Duggan, Director of Innovation and Healthcare explain how the opportunity for barcode scanning was successfully embraced by the HSE in the national COVID-19 vaccination programme- an example of a model that could be applied to many other areas of care delivery.

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The future of healthcare campaign aims to shine a light on what healthcare will look like in Ireland’s future and the latest developments in reform. The campaign will touch on advances in digital healthcare, including AI, VR/AR, 3D-printing, wearable tech, robotics or nanotechnology and disruptive technology. Also highlighting topics such as recruitment and education of healthcare professionals to improve patient and service user experience and keep up with new innovations in research, treatment, and technology.

Future of Healthcare Campaign and features insightful content from HSE Digital Transformation, NIBRT, Technology Ireland, Irish MedTech Association, Enterprise Ireland, HealthTech Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, EIT Health, IDA Ireland, World Economic Forum, NUI Galway, Roche Ireland, Munster Technological University, University of Limerick Health Research Institute, IQVIA, Technological University of the Shannon, ADAPT Centre, UL Hospitals Group and University of Limerick, Institute of Technology Sligo, GS1 Ireland, xWave Technologies, SSPC, Blackrock Healthcare Group, Microsoft Ireland, HaloCare Group, DermView, FutureNeuro, TriMedika and Zendra Health.