GS1 Canada: Friend or Foe?

Written by Tim Wilson for CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca

The healthcare supply chain in Canada is ripe for transformation, but progress to date has been slower than expected. Some of this might be due to confusion with regard to the role of GS1 Canada, a not-for-profit organization that, by its own admission, is dedicated to fostering the continuous development and adoption of global e-commerce standards.

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“We commend Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for recognizing the need for modernization in the provincial healthcare sector supply chain,” said Dave Ralph, founder and CEO of Commport. 

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    GS1 Canada: Friend or Foe?

    Written by Tim Wilson on June 21, 2017 for CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca  Tech Tonic by Tim Wilson The healthcare supply chain in Canada is ripe for transformatio...

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    Advancing Healthcare in Ontario

    Within hours of receiving the Expert Panel Report, Commport made a public statement of support for the proposals put forward. >> ...

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    Commport Communications International, inc. Supports Expert Panel Recommendations for Ontario's Healthcare Sector Supply Chain

    AURORA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2017) - As a leading provider of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and as the only ce...

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    I wanted to send you an email to let you know how much I appreciate Rose’s assistance.  We have had some issues over the last few weeks and she has consistently helped me and broken the issue down in a language that I understand (instead of EDI related terms which I have little experience with).  She understands the urgency and is always sympathetic to my needs.  I really appreciate al[...]
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