GS1 Data Source Healthcare
One source for product data for all
Through GS1 Data Source, manufacturers and wholesalers easily share product information with their customers (healthcare providers).
International standard GDSN
GS1 Data Source is a certified data pool in the Netherlands, connected to the international Global Data Synchronisation Network (GDSN), the data exchange standard of GS1. Suppliers can load product information into a data pool within the GDSN network, while customers can download the same product information from another data pool. GDSN works with standardised data. All information is entered, stored and shared with customers in the same way.
As a supplier, you decide who you share data with. Provide all your customers worldwide with article data, for various purposes, with one click of a button.
Comply with legislation
Making customers happy with valuable information.
Sharing data for optimal logistic processes and cost savings.
Who is working with GS1 Data Source / GDSN users?
In the Netherlands almost all hospitals, some clinics and many Dutch suppliers of medical devices are connected to GS1 Data Source. Foreign medical device suppliers use GDSN, so this product data can also be received via GS1 Data Source. Check here who they are, what sector they are active in and what their GLN is.
Internationally, product data can be exchanged via GDSN with the following countries using one data model: The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain.
GS1 Data Source is also used for various legislations: National Implant Register (LIR), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Database, National Health Service (NHS) Database. A connection between GS1 Data Source and the European MDR/IVDR EUDAMED database is being developed.
To get started with GS1 Data Source, we have put all the necessary information in the knowledge base. About the data model, entering and capturing product data.