Webinar: A hospital wide approach to adopting GS1 standards


Leading global innovation in healthcare - a hospital wide approach to adopting GS1 standards, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

The Healthcare Provider Advisory Council organises monthly webinars to discuss Provider Case Study Presentations. These webinars are open to any stakeholder interested in learning about GS1 standards implementation in the care giving environment.


Mr Simon Moores, Director of Finance and Mr John Cotter, Programme Director of Activity Based Funding, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.


St. James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland is recognised globally for its innovation. During this webinar Mr Simon Moores, Director of Finance and Mr John Cotter, Programme Director of Activity Based Funding will outline:

  • the approach and the process within the hospital;
  • the challenges encountered and how these were overcome;
  • how data enhances not only patient safety but also clinical decision making;
  • how data from the point of care enables patient level costing;
  • how the scan at the point of care can automate the re-ordering of product from the supplier;
  • how improving the supply chain has a direct and positive impact on patient safety.

The webinar audience is all stakeholders who wish to learn the challenges and benefits of a consistent journey on implementing the several GS1 standards and identifiers in a university hospital.

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