Safer surgery saves lives: GS1 identification and bar code standards deployed in the Irish Health Service Executive’s (HSE) Central Decontamination Units (CDUs)

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/596915
Title:
Safer surgery saves lives: GS1 identification and bar code standards deployed in the Irish Health Service Executive’s (HSE) Central Decontamination Units (CDUs)
Authors:
Biggane, Pauline; Gormley, Alan
Is Part Of:
GS1 healthcare reference book 2013/2014
Publisher:
GS1
Issue Date:
Aug-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/596915
Item Type:
Book Chapter
Language:
en
Description:
The Health Service Executive (HSE) is the government agency responsible for the provision of public healthcare services for everyone living in Ireland. The HSE now requires that all surgical instrument trays are identified using GS1 Standards to enable stakeholders to track and trace them throughout the supply chain. The system currently being rolled out is designed to create a collaborative, interoperable, and nationwide traceability solution for Central Decontamination Units.
Keywords:
SURGERY; MEDICAL EQUIPMENT; QUALITY ASSURANCE; HYGIENE; INFECTION CONTROL

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorBiggane, Paulineen
dc.contributor.authorGormley, Alanen
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-22T11:29:59Zen
dc.date.available2016-02-22T11:29:59Zen
dc.date.issued2013-08en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/596915en
dc.descriptionThe Health Service Executive (HSE) is the government agency responsible for the provision of public healthcare services for everyone living in Ireland. The HSE now requires that all surgical instrument trays are identified using GS1 Standards to enable stakeholders to track and trace them throughout the supply chain. The system currently being rolled out is designed to create a collaborative, interoperable, and nationwide traceability solution for Central Decontamination Units.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherGS1en
dc.relation.ispartofGS1 healthcare reference book 2013/2014en
dc.subjectSURGERYen
dc.subjectMEDICAL EQUIPMENTen
dc.subjectQUALITY ASSURANCEen
dc.subjectHYGIENEen
dc.subjectINFECTION CONTROLen
dc.titleSafer surgery saves lives: GS1 identification and bar code standards deployed in the Irish Health Service Executive’s (HSE) Central Decontamination Units (CDUs)en
dc.typeBook Chapteren
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