Healthcare

In order to address to the domestic demand of healthcare safety, GS1 China strengthened and broadened the use of barcode technology in the healthcare sector in 2007, and established Healthcare Workgroup in 2008 consists of staff from 20 branches all around China. There are several projects including “Implantable medical device traceability in hospital”, “Beijing cosmetics market supervision system” and “Product ID for Chinese traditional medicine” had been carried out by the branches organized.

GS1 China offers technical support for regulators in healthcare sector to develop standards and regulations, and help all stakeholders in the healthcare supply chain to gain more efficiency and safety through adopting GS1 system. GS1 China has also published application guide, reference book and newsletters, all of them can be found at website: http://healthcare.ancc.org.cn/

Healthcare