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GS1 Ireland Case Studies

See case studies below from healthcare providers in Ireland who have worked with GS1 Ireland to leverage GS1 Standards to enable automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), master data management, electronic data interchange and traceability.

This work ensures the provision of safer patient care and increases operational efficiencies.

Traceability of infant feeds

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.

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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.

instruments and endoscopes case study

Surgical Instrument Traceability 

The deployment of GS1 Identification and bar code standards in the Irish Health Service Executive’s (HSE) Central Decontamination Units (CDUs)

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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.

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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).

See also- examples from around the world in the GS1 Healthcare Reference Books.