Healthcare Provider Advisory Council (HPAC) webinars


HPAC Webinars

The Healthcare Provider Advisory Council organises monthly webinars to discuss Provider Case Study Presentations. These webinars are open to any stakeholder interested in learning about GS1 standards implementation in the care giving environment.

When: Each month.
Who: Healthcare stakeholders interested in learning about GS1 Standards implementation in the care giving environment.
Why: Learn about successful GS1 standards implementations via case study presentations.


Next webinar: Thursday 17 May 2018

  • Who is are the speakers?

    Speakers: Erik Zwarter, Information Manager EHealth and AIDC, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

  • What is the webinar about?

    The implementation of global standards in a large academic hospital, supporting efficiency and patient safety

    In this webinar Erik Zwarter, Information Manager at the Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will share:

    1. the experiences of this large academic hospital on implementing GS1 standards in supporting (logistic and administrative) and clinical processes;
    2. the effect on implementation of adoption of (GS1-)standards by the Board of Directors;
    3. integration into the IT-systems;
    4. interoperability by using GS1, IHE and HL7 standards;
    5. how GS1 identifiers are used as building blocks;
    6. interoperability and work with solution providers;
    7. how patient care benefits and patient safety is enhanced.


  • Who is attending?


    The webinar audience is all stakeholders who wish to learn the challenges and benefits of a consistent journey on implementing the several GS1 standards and identifiers in a university hospital.

Previous Webinars