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Healthcare PDF frontThis year’s collection of the best examples of GS1 standards implementation from healthcare systems around the world.


The GS1 Healthcare Reference Book celebrates some of the year’s outstanding achievements in healthcare from across the globe. 

With 17 different case studies from 15 different countries featured, we are delighted to be able to share stories of GS1 standards in action from two inspiring UK trusts.

Our two UK case studies look at how adopting GS1 standards, have improved the traceability of medical assets across hospital sites, as well as how they have provided peace of mind for patient relatives through accurate patient and location identification.

Take a look at this year’s entries:

  • Andy Barrow, head of medical engineering and radiology maintenance at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

    EPC/RFID: An effective method for real-time asset management (Page 62)
  • Mark Songhurst, project manager, Scan4Safety at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

    How positive patient identification can provide peace of mind for patients and their relatives (Page 66)

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