Improving supply chain management at Dijon University Hospital, France
Dijon University Hospital has taken steps to ensure greater supply chain security and efficiency by implementing GS1 barcodes. Improvement of the distribution of medical products from the warehouse to the patient has been achieved.
Dijon set up a logistics platform to manage the internal traceability of medicines and medical devices. All this data ensures that deliveries are completely tracked from the logistic platform to the care units, that the restocking frequency is monitored, that products are available when needed and that targeted batch recalls can be carried out as efficiently as possible.
GS1 barcodes have helped to enable Dijon University Hospital to work more efficiently, increase traceability and save time. All of which add up to improved patient care.
- Warehouse productivity increased by 40%1
- Care unit storage capacity increased by 30%
- Item obsolescence reduced by 80%
- On-hand stock reduced by 60%