The government of India is pushing new barcode labeling requirements for pharmaceutical products as part of an effort to create a nationwide track-and-trace system to weed out counterfeiting operations and bolster the country's reputation as a supplier of high-quality goods.
The healthcare industry as a whole has looked to GS1 standards as a tool to achieve supply chain efficiency and simplicity. Now, a collaborative of five of the country's largest healthcare providers has announced it will adjust its own label compliance guidelines to adhere to GS1 standards.
A prominent medical center in New York's Hudson Valley announced it will adopt GS1 standards in its supply chain process through a data synchronization effort that will make use of the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN).
In a recent six-page case study, GS1 Healthcare US spotlights how and why the STERIS Corporation has made the move to GS1-based data and product marking standards. In case you’re not familiar with STERIS, it is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical products with more than 5,000 employees worldwide. The story is an interesting one, if not a...