About healthcare

The development and implementation of our healthcare standards is led by the industry experts who use them.

Our healthcare user groups are open to pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors, group purchasing organisations, hospitals, pharmacies, logistics providers, governmental and regulatory bodies, and trade associations.

Our mission is to increase patient safety, supply chain security and efficiency, traceability and accurate data synchronisation in healthcare.

GS1 standards endorsed by the industry

GS1 standards has won the endorsement of leading Healthcare stakeholders.

Read the endorsement paper and stakeholder signature

Global Healthcare User Group

GS1 Healthcare envisions a future where the healthcare sector integrates GS1 standards into supply chain processes for all relevant items, locations and people to drive patient safety and supply chain efficiency improvements. The Global Healthcare User Group brings together all related healthcare stakeholders, to lead the successful development and implementation of global standards in healthcare.

Become a Global GS1 Healthcare member 

Local Healthcare User Group

Healthcare also has a local dimension, with local providers and national/regional regulations. Member Organisations have established local user groups around the world to tackle local healthcare challenges.

The specific local requirements collected by the Local Healthcare User Groups are fed into the development of global standards.

Contact a local healthcare user group