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Be ready for UDI in the EU

Unique Device Identification for Medical Devices in Europe. (June 2019)

 
GS1 GMN Executive Summary

The Global Model Number is a GS1 key used to identify a product model or product family.

 
GS1 Digital Link in Healthcare

GS1 Digital Link A single barcode for identification, authentication and access to information for medical products (June 2019)

 
GS1 Healthcare Acronyms and their Meaning

Some GS1 Acronyms commonly used in healthcare explained.

 
Global Product Classification GPC Browser Guide for Healthcare

GPC classifies products by grouping them into categories based on their essential properties and their relationships to other products.

 
Overview of UDI Requirements Leaflet

The GS1 system of standards supports all stakeholders to efficiently and effectively meet UDI requirements by enabling interoperability within an organisation, between organisations and across borders. A single standard can ultimately accelerate implementation and increase compliance to the UDI regulations. This leaflet outlines UDI requirements in GS1 terms including product identification, barcode symbols and electronic data sharing.

 
GS1 DataMatrix in Healthcare

Global standards for automatic identification provide an opportunity to make the healthcare supply chain safer as well as more efficient and accurate. Healthcare regulators and trading partners have realised that a global standardised identification system from manufacturer to patient treatment is imperative to comply with the increasing need for product traceability around the world.

 
Medical Device UDI Data Sharing with GS1 GDSN

A short introductory guide to Medical Device UDI Data Sharing with GS1 Data Synchronisation Standards and the GDSN

 
GS1 Ireland Healthcare Brochure

In today's changing landscape, healthcare providers across the globe must transform their processes to provide value, quality and safe care. They must also work to eliminate waste and inefficiencies; achieve financial sustainability; and leverage information technologies to improve performance. Hospitals are using GS1 Standards to ensure the reliability of data and optimise processes to reduce preventable errors, enhance Electronic Health Record management and provide transparency for better clinical and supply chain management.

 

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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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