GS1 Healthcare Award Winners

GS1 Healthcare Awards Delhi | GS1 Provider Recognition Award

Peter O’Halloran, Chief Information Officer ACT Health, Australia was awarded at the 36th global GS1 Healthcare Conference in Delhi, India with the ‘GS1 Provider Recognition Award’.

Peter profoundly engaged with GS1 for a number of years. At present Peter is Chief Information Officer at ACT Health, Canberra, where he leads a team in transforming ACT Health by adopting GS1 standards. In the past he was Chief Information Officer & Executive Director of Australia’s National Blood Authority (NBA). During that time he led one of first programs globally to introduce GS1 standards for identification and traceability of manufactured blood products following the global implementation guide. At NBA Peter developed a key infrastructure and he championed the change process to ensure traceability of all products funded under Australia’s National Blood Arrangements (fresh & manufactured) to ensure a secure supply chain and patient safety. Peter is well known for presenting the results of this work at conferences and has presented at several GS1 Conferences. In Australia he holds key advisory roles in national Digital Health programs.

The jury values the work of Peter on several aspects, among which the clear qualitative and quantitative results of implementing GS1 standards, his great commitment, his leadership and being a GS1 ambassador nationally and internationally.

Peter O’Halloran

GS1 Healthcare Awards Delhi | GS1 Provider Recognition Award

Prof Sir Terence Stephenson, received the GS1 Provider Recognition Award for his extensive and well recognised effort to further the implementation of the GS1 standards in healthcare in the UK and beyond.

The jury recognised Prof Stephenson for his great achievements for GS1 in several roles and functions. In healthcare his impact on patient safety - as a leading clinician in the UK with more than 30 years’ experience - is recognised. In the past years his focus as consultant paediatrician was on the clinical value of the adoption of GS1 standards. He is also recognised for the effect of his work on the education of healthcare providers nationally and internationally. As member of the GS1 UK Healthcare Advisory Board Prof Stephenson greatly supports the shifting focus from predominantly supply chain centric to patient centric. During his time as chair of the General Medical Council in the UK, Professor Stephenson leveraged his presence at national meetings to drive awareness of GS1 and emphasise the benefits of implementing GS1 in the healthcare provider environment. The jury appreciates Professor Stephenson as ambassador for GS1, promoting the GS1 messages at national and international Conferences.

Prof Sir Terence Stephenson

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