Healthcare Flashtalks


What is a GTIN?

The first of these 15 minute updates will cover the following topics;

  • What is a GTIN?
  • What are the barcodes used in healthcare?
  • Why use a GTIN

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Which GTIN is this?

The second of these 15 minute updates will cover the following topics;

  • The packaging hierarchy
  • Examples of how the hierarchy may be represented using GTINs
  • Common mistakes / Common Issues in the supply chain
  • Benefits of identification of packaging hierarchies

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How do I find my GTINs?

The third of these 15 minute updates focuses on;

  • Basic steps to getting started
  • Product data
  • The barcode on the product
  • Working with manufacturers

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What is in a barcode?

In the fourth installment of our Flashtalk series, find out what happens when you scan a barcode and what the data means.

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Giving time back to patient care

The initiative provides traceability of items used during surgery and procedures, improving the standard of care provided to patients and the Hospital's efficiency.

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