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GS1 Healthcare Membership

The mission of GS1 Healthcare is to lead the healthcare sector to the successful development and implementation of global standards by bringing together experts in healthcare to enhance patient safety and supply chain efficiencies.

More information on GS1 Healthcare here

If you want to participate in the efforts of the GS1 Healthcare Work Teams, then become a member!

There are two classes of membership:

• Voting Member: Normally required to pay membership

• Non-voting Member: Not required to pay membership

Join GS1 Healthcare

To join the global Healthcare user group:

For more information, contact Ulrike Kreysa at

Global voting members 

GS1 Healthcare Voting Members lead the GS1 Healthcare strategy, contribute to GS1 Healthcare activities and have voting rights in the development of global standards. They can participate in the Public Policy work group and have access to the Public Policy database. GS1 Healthcare welcomes the following stakeholders as voting members: pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organisations, hospitals, pharmacies, logistics providers and solution providers.

Global non-voting members

Organisations with a keen interest in standards development and patient safety may support GS1 Healthcare by participating in the work teams. Non-voting members are eligible to become members of GS1 Healthcare work teams. Associations, regulatory bodies, educational institutes and other standards bodies can be non-voting members with no voting privileges.

List of current global voting members

  • 1WorldSync
  • 3M
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AbbVie
  • ACG Inspection Systems Pvt Ltd
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Amgen Europe BV
  • Antares Vision S.p.A.
  • Atrify
  • Arvato Systems GmbH
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Axway
  • B. Braun
  • Baxter
  • Bayer
  • BD
  • Be4ward
  • bioMérieux
  • Blueprint Medicines Corporation
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate Center GmbH
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • bpcompass GmbH
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Chinese PLA General hospital
  • CHI Robert Ballanger (Intercommunal Hospital Center Robert Ballanger), France
  • CKT Group
  • Cook Medical
  • CSL Behring GmbH
  • Courbon Software
  • DHL Exel Supply Chain
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Erasmus MC Hospital Rotterdam (University Medical Centre), The Netherlands
  • Excellis Health Solutions LLC
  • Ferring International Center SA
  • Filip Vtori
  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche
  • Fresenius
  • GE Healthcare
  • Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
  • GHEF
  • GHX
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Groupe Product Life
  • GSK
  • GW Pharmaceuticals plc
  • Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Hong Kong Hospital Authority
  • Iberia Rehabilitation Hospital, U.S.
  • INEL d.o.o.
  • Innovit Inc.
  • International Hospital Federation (IHF)
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kevision
  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (Saudi Arabia)
  • LEO Pharma A/S
  • McKesson
  • Medac
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Mettler Toledo PCE
  • Mitas Corporation (Pty) Ltd.
  • Movilitas Consulting
  • Norfolk and Norwich NHS Trust
  • Novartis
  • Octapharma
  • Optel Group
  • Oracle
  • Persequor
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmacosmos A/S
  • PharmaSecure
  • Pharmalutions Pts Ltd
  • projektraum36 GmbH & Co. KG
  • Ramsay Health Care
  • rfXcel
  • Rottendorf Pharma GmbH
  • Santhera Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • SAP
  • Septodont
  • Servier
  • Smiths Medical
  • Smith & Nephew
  • SoftGroup
  • Soom
  • South West Healthcare, Australia
  • SRC System Integrators B.V.
  • St. James's Hospital
  • Stichting Dijklander Ziekenhuis
  • Supply Chain Wizard
  • Syndigo
  • Systec & Services
  • Systech International
  • Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Teleflex
  • The Ottawa Hospital (TOH)
  • TraceLink
  • tracekey solutions GmbH
  • Trade Connectors
  • UCB
  • Uhlmann Pac-Systeme
  • University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Universitair Medisch Centrum (University Medical Centre Groningen), The Netherlands
  • Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • UPS
  • USDM Life Sciences
  • Vertex Pharmaceutical
  • Videojet Technologies Suisse GmbH
  • Vimachem PC
  • VISIOTT Technologie GmbH
  • Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund (Vienna Hospital Association), Austria
  • Xellia Pharmaceuticals ApS
  • Zebra Technologies

List of current global non-voting members

  • Arizona State University
  • Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM)
  • Chinese General Hospital of People’s Liberation Army (301 Hospital)
  • Cladimed
  • Ethiopian Dental Professional’s Association
  • Eucomed
  • European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare (Council of Europe)
  • FBE Pty Ltd
  • Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA)
  • IHE International Inc.
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Ética Concorrencial – ETCO
  • The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)
  • Medicines for Europe
  • National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
  • National Health Service, England
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Research Based Medical Technology Manufacturers Association (ARTED)
  • SwAPP

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