Case Study - Geisinger Leverages Standards for Inventory Visibility


Improving patient safety and supply chain efficiency using GS1 Standards

The U.S. healthcare industry is experiencing dynamic change, but one thing remains the same: the need for consistent, high-quality patient care. Today’s organizations are expected to:

  • Deliver quality care while lowering costs
  • Increase efficiencies
  • Adapt to new legislation, reform, and regulations
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GS1 US® works directly with the industry to adopt and use standards that help organizations share data, promote accuracy, and work more efficiently—to improve patient safety and lower healthcare costs.

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GS1 Healthcare US Initiative

Bringing industry stakeholders together to identify common business challenges and develop best practices to improve the supply chain and care delivery.

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Unique Identification of
Medical Devices

Helping support your organization’s U.S. FDA UDI Rule implementation program, for all Classes of medical devices.*

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Pharmaceutical Track & Trace

Enabling the implementation of Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) requirements to track and trace pharmaceutical products from manufacturer to patient use.**

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Healthcare Providers

Modernizing your supply chain to improve patient safety — while lowering costs, increasing efficiencies, and adapting to new legislation, reform, and regulations.

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*For information about the rule, see the U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification System

**For information about the act, see the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act

Disclaimer: GS1 US is the local GS1 Member Organization that supports implementation of the GS1 System in the United States. GS1 US employees are not representatives or agents of the U.S. FDA, and the content herein has not been reviewed, approved, or authorized by the U.S. FDA.

GS1 is a U.S. FDA-Accredited Issuing Agency for UDI, and GS1 Standards are authorized for use in implementing the requirements of the U.S. FDA UDI Rule.