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GS1 Digital Link in Healthcare

A single barcode for identification, authentication and access to information for medical products 

With GS1 Digital Link, patients and healthcare professionals will be able to scan a single GS1 barcode on a medical product or pack to access a wealth of digital information about the product.

The introduction of GS1 Digital Link does not mean that the use of the barcode is changing. Quite the contrary: Manufacturers, distributors and hospitals will still use the ubiquitous barcode for years to come, for many different purposes like traceability and point-of-care scanning. Yet, now with GS1 Digital Link, they will have the additional opportunity of accessing relevant information online.

GS1 Digital Link in Healthcare

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Source: GS1 Global website 06 June 2019


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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