GS1 Healthcare User Group Meeting - November 2016

GS1 HUG Event November 2016On Friday 4th November the GS1 Ireland Healthcare User Group hosted a breakfast briefing in the Boardroom of the HSE, Dr Steevens.

The event was very well attended by over 80 senior leaders from Irish healthcare representing suppliers, HSE and hospitals. The agenda for the morning was to create awareness about the patient safety and efficiency benefits of barcoding for Irish healthcare and to get support from the audience for the full adoption of GS1 standards.


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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