Part I of this guideline outlines a model for harmonised and streamlined business processes to be used by the participants in the healthcare supply chain:
Part II of the guideline describes the EDI processes of the healthcare process model in detail:
The processes described in the models above are supported by the Business Document Specifications and the Mappings Specifications to the GS1 EANCOM and GS1 XML:
- Order Confirmation/Order Reception Acknowledgement
- Despatch Advice
- Receiving Advice
- Consignment Stock Status Report
- Transfer of Ownership Report
The Business Document Specifications describe what information should be included in the electronic business documents sent between the business systems.
The Mapping Specifications define how the elements of the business documents are mapped to an EANCOM message and an XML message respectively.