There is a Healthcare Patient Demographics GSCN (General Specification Change Notification) for Electronic health record patient demographics in GS1 barcodes.
This is a Public Review which you are encouraged to access and comment.
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The GSCN_Patient_Demographics_in_a_GS1_barcode_Public_Community_Review.docx Public Review was first posted on 29 November 2023. The public review will run until 26 January 2024. Any comments received will be made available after the group has had a chance to review these.
Date: 17 January