GS1 US Advisory Services for the Healthcare Industry

Get customized support to help improve operations and enhance quality of care

Today’s healthcare organizations are under tremendous pressure to deliver consistent, high-quality care while lowering costs, increasing efficiencies, and adapting to new legislation, reform, and regulations. GS1 US® is here to help your organizations meet those objectives through the use of GS1 Standards for unique product identification.

We have created customized implementation resources to help the healthcare industry adopt and use GS1 Standards, including our GS1 US Advisory Services. Our consultative approach offers a combination of technical and business expertise to address specific challenges your organization may face as you integrate the GS1 System of Standards into your operations.

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Education and Implementation Support

GS1 US Advisory Services offer a suite of programs to help industry members meet the requirements and timelines of government regulations while improving overall efficiencies. Our advisory team is comprised of healthcare experts who share their experience and ideas for innovation as you work toward your goals for supply chain visibility and enhanced patient care. We offer on-site and enterprise-level education to help your organization implement GS1 Standards for the:

  • U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification System (UDI) Rule*
  • 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)** for Suppliers and for Dispensers
  • Foundational aspects of globally unique healthcare product and location identification and barcoding with GS1 Standards
Learn more about our enterprise level online education or ask us about our on-site training opportunities for your business.

The GS1 US Difference

We are focused on supporting the needs of the healthcare community, specializing in helping the industry implement standards-based solutions. Our objective is to work with stakeholders to help bridge the gap between their existing supply chain processes and today’s best practices for driving operational efficiencies and improved patient care.

Industry Momentum

Utilizing GS1 Standards, healthcare organizations around the world are able to uniquely identify and locate medical devices through the supply chain and at every step of the product’s lifecycle, improving supply chain visibility and patient safety. With a well-thought-out plan, and help from GS1 US Advisory Services experts, your organization can do the same. 

Learn more about GS1 US Advisory Services for Healthcare by downloading our program overview.

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To learn more about how GS1 US Advisory Services can help your company address UDI requirements, collaborate with supply chain partners more efficiently, and improve patient safety, contact us at

Cross-industry Consultation Support

No matter what your industry, GS1 US has created a customized support services offering: the GS1 US Advisory Services program. With a special mix of technical and business expertise, we can provide your organization with a variety of tailored services to address specific challenges your organization may face in integrating the GS1 System of Standards into your operations.


GS1 US Data Quality Solutions

To support industry implementation of the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, we offer a variety of solutions to help you meet your specific data quality challenges.

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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.