GS1 Health Care is a voluntary, global Healthcare user group bringing together all related Healthcare stakeholder: pharmaceutical and medical device manufactures wholesalers and distributors, group purchasing organizations, hospital pharmacies, logistics providers, governmental and regulatory bodies, and associations.
2 Membership of GS1 Healthcare
2.1 Voting member
GS1 Healthcare welcomes the following stakeholders as voting members: pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturers, wholesalers, hospital, pharmacies, logistics, providers and solution providers.
2.2 Non-voting members
Organization with a keen interest in standard development and patient safety may support GS1 Healthcare by participating in the Work teams. Non-voting members are eligible to become members of GS1 Healthcare event, and have full access to documentation and work result s. Associations, regulatory bodies, educational institute and other standard bodies can be non-voting member with no voting privilege.
3. Mission and Vision
The mission of GS1 Healthcare is to lead the Healthcare sector to the successful development and implementation of global standard by bringing together export in Healthcare to enhance patient and supply chain efficiencies.
The gold of the Global Healthcare User group is to be a recognized, open and neutral source for regulatory agencies, trade organization and other similar stakeholders who are seeking input and direction for global standard in healthcare for patient safety, supply chain security & efficiency, traceability and accurate data synchronization .
4. GS1 Standard at use in the healthcare sector
GS1 Standard enable the realization in the Healthcare sector of all health and economic benefits related to automatic identification, traceability, and data synchronization .
The GS1 System of Standard includes:
The global Healthcare user group of GS1 Healthcare welcomes the following stakeholders as voting members: pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organization, hospital pharmacies, and logistic providers.
To be eligible to participate in GS1 Healthcare global standard development or local activities, all companies must be a GS1 members in good standing in the country of their home office and pay the annual renewal fee for all GS1 company prefixes or One-off numbers assigned to them based on key allocation Rules.
Regulatory bodies, associations and educational institutes are welcome as non-voting members.
To join the global Healthcare user group , complete the membership registration form available at www.gs1.org/healthcareor contact Ulrike Kreysa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the global Healthcare user group allow you too:
5. What are the GS1 Healthcare Focus Areas?
The main focus areas for the HUG are the following: