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Global GS1 Healthcare Conference attracts record number of healthcare stakeholders to discuss latest industry developments

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 24th October 2014 – GS1® has organised this week its bi-annual global Healthcare conference which brought in over 350 industry professionals from 43 countries to learn about the latest developments on the implementation of standards throughout the healthcare industry, to meet regulatory and customer requirements. The conference was a great success and the biggest in its history, with record breaking numbers of participants. Mr. Nick Hækkerup, Danish Minister of Health gave the key address at the conference, covering the challenges industry is facing and how GS1 standards are helping healthcare professionals move the supply chain to safer and more transparent processes.

“The global GS1 Healthcare conferences are a platform for healthcare professionals from across the globe to network and share developments on the implementation of standards and regulations, the benefits they are seeing from this for patients and what the future holds next for the industry,” said Miguel Lopera, GS1 President and CEO.