GS1 Digital Link in Healthcare
GS1 Digital Link
A single barcode for identification, authentication and
access to information for medical products (June 2019)
Preparing for UDI Implementation
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Commission and other regulators have made patient safety a strategic priority by developing legislation for Unique Device Identification (UDI). This short GS1 guide on Unique Device Identification for Medical Devices explains what UDI is and how it relates to existing GS1 standards for item identification.
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.