Healthcare Conference Track 2017

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Delivering high quality of care while lowering costs and adapting to new regulations are the priority across the healthcare industry. The Healthcare Track at GS1 Connect® is designed by industry for industry to help companies address these challenges by leveraging GS1 Standards to share data, promote accuracy, and work more efficiently—to improve patient safety and optimize operational processes. 

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As the leading trading partner event, GS1 Connect, is a valuable opportunity to learn from peers and standards experts, share knowledge and best practices, and strengthen business relationships. 

Join us at GS1 Connect 2017 to collaborate and drive business excellence for your organization and industry!


Healthcare Track Sessions

  • GS1 US Joint Open Industry Meeting – Applying Industry Insights to Everyday Business Process Challenges
  • Open Industry Meeting: Vital Anatomy of the GTIN in GDSN for Healthcare Project
  • Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Clinical System Success 
  • The ROI on GS1 Standards for Healthcare Providers 
  • Healthcare Regulatory Update: UDI, DSCSA, ONC 
  • GS1 Standards for DSCSA and Traceability: Applying the New Guideline (R1.2) 
  • Driving to EDI - A Manufacturer and Hospital Collaboration Story 
  • RFID in Healthcare? Lessons Learned from Apparel Industry 
  • Price Accuracy Initiative - Update on Use of GLNs in Contracts & Chargeback Process 
  • Adopting GS1 Standards for Packaging Line Integration 
  • Sharing Medical Device Master Data using GDSN 
  • Capturing UDI at Point of Care - Lessons Learned 
  • Healthcare Collaboration Capstone Event

View GS1 Connect 2017 Full Program.


Healthcare Provider Discount — Save 50%

Enter “17HCPROV50” in the discount code box during registration to receive 50% off published conference rates. Healthcare Provider status will be validated in order to receive the discount.



  • Discover new ideas
  • Engage with Solution Providers
  • “Ask the Experts” in 1:1 sessions
  • Visit the Industry Zone 
  • Attend Tech Theater
  • Get to know peers and industry experts at “Healthcare Meet and Greet”  

See Who is Attending.


Trading Partner Roundtables

Meet face-to-face with Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System and other trading partners in adjacent channels to learn how to optimize your supply chain. 

View full list of 2017 hosts.


GS1 US University

Explore beginner to advanced pre-conference educational opportunities and post-conference certificate courses and workshops. 

View 2017 GS1 US University Offerings at GS1 Connect.


Co-Located Events

  • 1WorldSync Annual User Group Meeting
  • FSEnet+ User Group Meeting
  • LANSA User Group Meeting

View all Co-Located Events.


Industry Conference Planning Representatives

  • Kevin Capatch, Geisinger Health System 
  • Carl Gomberg, Premier, Inc. 
  • Kevan MacKenzie, McKesson Corporation 
  • Christopher Reed, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. 
  • Gavin Seyler, Cook Medical 
  • Thomas Stenger, Baptist Health 
  • John Terwilliger, Abbott Laboratories

Check out the complete list of all GS1 Connect 2017 Community Advisory Board (CAB) Members