GS1 Standards at Use in Healthcare

The GS1 System of Standards includes:

  • GS1 Identification Keys: numbering schemas for products, locations, patients, caregivers, and assets
  • GS1 BarCodes: several types of bar code, linear and 2-dimensional, for use by GS1 members depending on the application
  • GS1 EPCglobal: supporting the use of radio frequency identification
  • GS1 GDSN: ensuring global data synchronisation and accurate product data across supply chain partners
  • GS1 eCom: supporting electronic document interchange technologies

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GS1 Standards in Healthcare