2013 News Archive

St. James's Hospital publishes first Medical Surgical Tender requesting GS1 Standards information

St. James's Hospital has published their first Medical Surgical Tender requesting information from the supplier market about GS1 Standards. The Tender titled ‘Respiratory Critical Care and Anaesthetic Products’ was published on eTenders 10th December 2013.

Obama signs Drug Quality and Security Act into law

Obama signs H.R. 3204 into law, setting the wheels in motion for the FDA to develop a national track-and-trace system for medicines.

St James Hospital acknowledged at both Irish and Global Healthcare Awards

At the Irish Medical Times Healthcare Awards 2013 the NCHCD at St James's Hospital won a commendation in the “Best use of Information Technology” section. Additionally Feargal McGroarty, Project Manager at St James's Hospital has won the GS1 Healthcare Provider Advisory Council Recognition Award.

DePuySynthes wins Med Tech Instrument Traceability Award

Mark Coffey of DePuySynthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson has been presented with the 'Best Improvement in Patient Safety' award for a Tracking Solution for Orthopaedic Loan Sets.