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2014-09-17 12:26:35

Document Provides Intelligence to Immediately Support Pharmaceutical Lot-level Management and Future Item-level Traceability Requirements LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 US has published a guideline that details how to implement GS1 Standards to support the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), and enhance patient safety and security in the pharmaceutical supply chain. The document, titled Applying GS1 Standards to U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply...

2014-05-27 23:14:04

Zero Wait-State's new GTIN Generator automates the creation of unique GTIN numbers for Oracle's Agile PLM to increase productivity and reduce errors related to tracking medical devices. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Leveraging automation technology previously developed for Agile PLM and in-house experience with medical device compliance Zero Wait-State has developed our latest product the GTIN Generator which we will be highlighting in a webinar on June 11th, register now. GTIN...

2014-04-16 12:25:39

New Industry Resource Guides Healthcare Suppliers and Providers in Using GS1 Standards in the Context of Recent Regulation. LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 Healthcare US® has published an implementation guideline for using GS1 Standards to address the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new regulation for Unique Device Identification (UDI). The guideline, titled "Using the GS1 System for FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Requirements", is designed for...

2011-11-09 15:00:00

Intermountain Healthcare Implements Standardization System to Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Safety St. Louis, Mo. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced member Intermountain Healthcare, a non-profit health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has become an exemplary leader in the implementation of GS1 standards, a supply chain standardization initiative which will significantly improve operational efficiencies,...

2010-10-26 00:01:47

Airclic to play active role in GS1 US's efforts to advance development of technology standards for the foodservice supply chain Trevose, PA (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 Airclic, a global leader of software products that improve the performance of mobile supply chain management and logistics operations, announced today that it has joined the Foodservice GS1 USâ“ž¢ Standards Initiative Technology Working Group. The Initiative focuses on the voluntary adoption of GS1...

2010-05-25 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Industry Supply Chain Institute (HISCI) and Medical Distribution Solutions, Inc. (MDSI) announced they have entered into an agreement where MDSI will provide discounted GLN enumeration services for HISCI members. Under the terms of the agreement, MDSI will provide HISCI members with access to Axiom Account Integration Services, a Web site service designed to help those in the healthcare supply chain integrate and match master files to the...

2009-05-07 08:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. and MARKHAM, Ontario, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Robocom Systems International, a global provider of Supply Chain Execution Software today announced that the company's Warehouse Management System (WMS) solutions are fully compliant with Produce Traceability Requirements. The company has also published a White Paper which explains how Produce companies can achieve Return on Investment (ROI) on the investment required to meet traceability guidelines. The Produce Industry has...

2008-09-11 06:00:33

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- GHX, LLC has announced plans to become part of GS1's Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as a GDSN-certified data pool for the healthcare industry. GHX's existing infrastructure connecting hospitals and suppliers, along with its experience and expertise in data integrity and synchronization, will enable healthcare organizations to more readily utilize GS1 standards and realize their benefits quickly and cost effectively. Awareness of the...

2008-08-01 09:01:04

Amerinet today affirmed its commitment to proactively partner with its customers - both providers and suppliers - to adopt and continue to implement GS1 healthcare standards with a focus on driving costs out of the supply chain. GS1 is an organization that is responsible for the design and implementation of global standards to improve efficiency and visibility in supply and demand chains. Amerinet's announcement comes on the heels of the recent Association for Healthcare Resource &...

2008-07-21 12:01:26

The Premier healthcare alliance today became the first group purchasing organization (GPO) to announce its endorsement of GS1(R) supply chain standards, which will be required through Premier contracts with medical device manufacturers. Use of the standards will allow for definitive identification of medical products and devices, tracking them through the healthcare system and placing them within a standardized product database, enabling rapid communication about any potential issues. Full...


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