The Beat – Healthcare and Pharmacy Newsletter Archive

2020

February 2020
GS1 Presents at the World Economic Forum on Implementation of GS1 Standards in Healthcare and GS1 Canada’s Deployment Committee Launching GDSN and EDI Contact List.

May 2020
Dr. Susan-Moffatt Bruce Joining Healthcare Advisory Council and How Alberta Health Services’ Foresight Helped Avert PPE Shortage.

2019

May 2019
Helping the NHS Save Thousands of Lives and Millions of Pounds and Eastern Health Innovation Strategy.

August 2019
GS1 Designated as Issuing Entity for Unique Device Identification (UDI) by the European Commission and New Standard for Clinical Trial Products.

October 2019
The New Product Certification Tool Has Arrived! And Pharmacy Community Is Committed to Consumer and Patient Safety for Recalls

November 2019
HIMSS Analytics White Paper and New Maturity Model Emphasize the Importance of Adopting GS1 Standards as the Global Language of Supply Chain in Healthcare Systems and GS1 Canada Pharmacy Board Passes Unanimous Motion to Approve the Medication Barcoding Action Plan

2018

August 2018
Barcode Generator Coming September 2018, SigmaSanté Sharing their Data Needs and St. Joseph’s Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre Partnership.

June 2018
Alberta Health Services Advances use of ECCnet Pharmaceutical Content, Launching Recreational Cannabis in Canada with GS1 Global Standards and Global Standards Save: The Journey of Supply Chain Transformation.

April 2018
GS1 Canada’s Healthcare Pharmacy Sector Board joins the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies, TransForm Initiates Project to Track and trace Implants and GS1 Standards Implementation Guidance Document Available.

February 2018
Canadian Researcher Quantifies ROI of Supply Chain Traceability, GS1 Canada Responds to Health Canada’s Proposal for Cannabis Regulations and Plexxus chooses ECCnet Registry to Enhance Product Information Process.

2017

October 2017
New Case Studies Highlight GS1 Standards Success Around the World and Join GS1 Canada’s Healthcare Provider Deployment Committee.

July 2017
Federal Government Announces $1.6 million for SCAN Health to Advance Healthcare Supply Chain and Derby Teaching Hospitals are Improving Patient Outcomes using GS1 Global Standards.

May 2017
Healthcare Sector Supply Chain Strategy Recommends Global Standards Adoption in Healthcare and Publish your Foodservice and Pharmaceutical Product Catalogue to SSW.

March 2017
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) takes Leadership Position to Advance GS1 Standards, Ontario Chamber of Commerce Recommends GS1 Standards Adoption in Healthcare and NAPRA Guidelines on Traceability and Labelling include GS1 Standards.

January 2017
Norfolk Hospital’s adopts GS1 Standards and Safer More Efficient Care Starts with a Simple Scan.

2016-2012

November 2016
Landmark Research Recommends Adoption of GS1 Global Standards in Healthcare for Supply Chain Efficiency and Patient Safety and Webinar on Implementing GS1 Standards in MEDITECH.

April 2015
PATH uses GS1 DataMatrix to Track their Vaccines, HSE views GS1 as an Important Priority and ICCBBA Published Technical Specification Recommending GS1.

November 2014
Product Recall Rx Pilot Results Validate Need for a Single Recall Solution for Pharmacy and Healthcare and Pharmacy Sector Priorities: Looking Back, Moving Forward

September 2014
GDSN Milestone of 15 Million Products Achieved, Leading CEOs Advancing Health System Quality Through GS1 Standards and Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada: A New Name and Mandate.

April 2014
Upcoming Global GS1 Healthcare Conference and Upcoming Complimentary Traceability, Patient Safety Webinars.

February 2014
The European Commission Recognizes GS1 Standards as a Best Practice for Enhanced Traceability and Wrap Report: 2013 Ontario HealthAchieve Conference.

October 2013
HL7 Supports GS1 as World’s Best Supply Chain Healthcare Standard and Call for Participation in GDSN Country Expansion.

November 2012
Latest EDI Standard Continues to Gain Traction, CHSS Adopts GS1 Standard to Enhance Patient Safety at 11 hospitals, Case Study Reveals How to Improve Rate of Bedside Medication Barcoding and New Brunswick’s Primary-care Plan includes EMRs.

August 2012
CEO of Medbuy joins GS1 Canada’s Carenet Healthcare Sector Board, Pharmaceutical manufacturers, become Rx2 Certified and Healthcare Transformation Group seeks GS1 Standards.