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Report: GDSN Early Adopters Benefitting

March 25, 2010
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GS1 Healthcare (Lawrenceville, N.J.) released a new industry report summarizing the experiences of 14 healthcare early adopters in synchronizing product data with one another through the GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network.

The goal behind the effort is industry-wide adoption and exchange of standardized product data to improve existing processes, reduce costs, and ultimately improve patient safety.

The newly published report — GDSN in Healthcare: Experiences of Early Adopters in the United States — outlines the Early Adoption Group’s objectives, critical success factors, recommended adoption plan, key performance indicators (KPIs), and lessons learned.

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