Tag: FDA

Technology, Transparency & Trust

By | October 6th, 2015

The Three Pillars Defining Our Age In our last blog, we discussed current pressures impacting the consumer markets, including the FDA’s Public Law 111-353 through its “Food Safety Modernization Act”, as well as from other governmental and ‘watchdog’ groups’ reviewing the food industry. But we are now living in an age that is going beyond […]

The FDA wants YOU – to be compliant

By | September 23rd, 2015

September 24th 2015 is upon us, thus the second deadline for UDI compliance has arrived. As a quick recap, the FDA is requiring all medical device product information to be submitted to their Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID) in order to more easily and accurately identify and trace medical devices along the supply chain. […]

Food Safety has Life-Altering Consequences

By | September 23rd, 2015

History was made this week as a former CEO received the largest penalty ever for a food poisoning outbreak case because his product contained a deadly disease. This ruling will inevitably cause a fundamental shift in how future outbreaks are handled, by the courts and the foodservice industry alike. Food manufacturers are now on high […]

Transformer le paysage mondial des soins de santé

By | September 18th, 2015

Cet article est paru initialement dans le magazine Supply & Demand Chain Executive le 20 juillet 2015. La publication d’informations produit erronées sur la chaîne d’approvisionnement peut avoir de lourdes conséquences, en particulier dans le secteur de la santé où elles peuvent faire la différence entre le bien-être et la maladie, la vie et la mort. Ces dernières […]

The Power of 1WorldSync Product Information Cloud

By | August 10th, 2015

As an avid reader of Bloomberg Businessweek, I was excited to see cloud technology, code, data management, everything that we, 1WorldSync, live and breathe, dominating the June 2015 issue. It got me thinking, how do we as a world, as an industry, as a business, educate decision makers on: ‘Understanding and unlocking’ the value of […]

Transforming the Global Healthcare Landscape

By | July 23rd, 2015

Blog originally featured in Supply & Demand Chain Executive business magazine on July 20, 2015. The effects of inaccurate product information across the supply chain are tremendous, particularly in the healthcare industry where its implications can mean the difference between wellness and illness, life and death. In recent years, the impact of flawed product information ricocheted […]

Transparency – The New Consumer and Corporate Social Mandate

By | May 20th, 2015

For some time now we have been living in an era of Transparency. Transparency in our policies and procedures, transparency in the business practices we operate, and transparency in the products and services we buy in business and in our daily lives. The transparent manner in which consumers expect to discover, buy and express opinions about products or services is the new norm […]

Shifting paradigm in healthcare

By | August 20th, 2014

1WorldSync had the great pleasure of attending the Annual AHRMM Conference August 3-6, 2014. There was a lot of valuable information shared, but above all, it was clear that the Healthcare Industry is well on its way to realizing the benefits of GS1 Standards and eventually, the GDSN.

1WorldSync Annual Congress – Stay Connected!

By | July 8th, 2014

One of my favorite events at 1WorldSync is the Annual Congress in Cologne, Germany. Last year, I was impressed by the variety of topics and in-depth individual sessions. Annual Congress provides insights on how having accurate product information can open many doors for your company. 1WorldSync’s Annual Congress which will be held on September 30 […]

I’m not sure what UDI stands for, how will my Organization be ready for compliance?

By | July 7th, 2014

A recent United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation, issued on September 24, 2014 has medical device manufacturers on a global basis, readying their organizations for compliance. The new regulation requires most medical devices to be marked and labeled with a unique device identifier (UDI) and then entered into the FDA’s Global Unique Device […]