GS1 Ireland Case Studies
Safer, more efficient care starts with a simple scan
Scan4Safety: Giving time back to patient care at Dublin’s Tallaght University Hospital
The “Scan4Safety” project at TUH is part of a new digital strategy in the hospital with the objective of improved patient safety, with the added benefits of giving time back to patient care and increased operational efficiencies.
Best practice patient safety and traceability of infant feeds at CHI (Children’s Health Ireland) at Temple Street
The new electronic traceability system ensures complete, real-time visibility of each special feed across the hospital; in stores; in the feed preparation area; on the ward, right to the patient.
Scan for Safety /Scan for Surgery St. James’s Hospital – leading global innovation in healthcare
St. James’s Hospital has established the Scan for Surgery programme as well as introducing the automatic tracking of precious tissue samples. Both projects make use of GS1 standards-based technology to deliver improved patient safety and efficiency.
eProcurement at St. James's Hospital, Dublin
Delivering world-class patient safety and efficiency in healthcare by taking paper and cost out of procurement. St. James's Hospital embarked on a proof of concept project using GS1 Standards to automate and standardise the end-to-end ordering process.
Surgical Instrument Traceability
The deployment of GS1 Identification and bar code standards in the Irish Health Service Executive’s (HSE) Central Decontamination Units (CDUs)
Scan4Safety is a pioneering initiative led by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in the UK, that is enabling the delivery of better patient care, improved clinical productivity and supply chain efficiency in the NHS.
Haemophilia Treatment Traceability
Using an electronic patient record, unique product identification, barcode scanning and an innovative mobile phone app for patients St James's Hospital Dublin have been able to deliver a world class, integrated and comprehensive care solution for Haemophilia patients.
Patient Safety and Efficiency: St James's Hospital Whitepaper
Achieving World Class Patient Safety and Efficiency in Irish Healthcare - a white paper from St James's Hospital Dublin on its eProcurement practices utilising a central standardised product catalogue and electronic business messaging (EDI).
Surgical instrument and loan set traceability, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital.
The role of unique identification to enable surgical instrument and loan set traceability, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital.
See also- examples from around the world in the GS1 Healthcare Reference Books.