GS1 Canada

Pharmacy Sector

In today’s healthcare environment, the visibility, traceability and accountability enabled by global standards are essential to help deliver better patient outcomes and achieve more with fewer resources. The interoperability of GS1 global standards allows each point along the supply chain where standards have been implemented to communicate transparently and efficiently about products, patients and processes.

From knowing a patient’s medical history to quickly and accurately locating a pharmaceutical product during an emergency recall, global supply chain standards enable vital information to be reliably tracked along the supply chain, helping to optimize operational efficiency and promote patient safety.

GS1 Canada solutions, tools and services draw on global standards to address the unique challenges affect everyone in the pharmaceutical supply chain, from manufacturers to clinicians right down to the patient.

Greater visibility and easier sharing of product information can help to eliminate counterfeit medication, identify inaccurate product inventory levels and prevents medication errors – all of which have severe implications to operations and, more importantly, the safety of a patient.

Find out more about how GS1 Canada can help you elevate patient safety while alleviating supply chain concerns by choosing from the options below.

Manufacturers

Manufacturers

See how global standards contribute to transparent supply chain practices allowing for increased product-demand forecasting to support growth and global market access.

Distributors / GPOs / SSOs

Distributors / GPOs / SSOs

Find out more on how global standards help streamline procurement and order fulfilment processes enabling a savings on time and money.

Retailers

Retailers

See how industry expertise and the power of standards help users overcome common business issues.

Pharmacists

Pharmacists

Find out more on how Canadian healthcare leaders are beginning to work as strategic partners to drive the positive transformation of patient safety and supply chain efficiencies.

Solution Providers

Solution Providers

See how technical solution providers are playing in driving global standards adoption and readiness to improve traceability, patient safety, supply chain effectiveness and interoperability.

Professional Associations and Government

Professional Associations and Government

See how professional associations and government bodies can help with global standards adoption and readiness across the pharmacy sector.

Solutions, Tools and Resources

Now that you have identified your industry role, you are ready to learn about the solutions, tools and resources you need to effectively and efficiently bring your products to market. Here you can get more information on everything from our New Item Setup solution that helps you bring your products to market and promote data excellence, to our Content Capture and Loading Options that help your brands look their best and make content distribution easy. Click below to find out more.