HIPAA compliance

Entities required to comply with HIPAA Standard HIPAA compliance is the process of ensuring that your organization is adhering to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA is a federal law that protects the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). PHI is any information that can be used to identify an Read More →

GS1 standards

GS1 standards implementation project phases and realization FMOLHS went through a few basic steps to implement GS1 standards, specifically the Global Location Number (GLN) to identify locations and the Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN®) to identify products. Here are the project phases: Completion of pilot and key decisions Document project activities and processes Identify and communicate with parallel projects (e.g. launch of FMOLHS’s Read More →

EDI training

Case study: Louisiana hospital system achieves the “touchless order” via GS1 standards implementation Based in Baton Rouge, La., FMOLHS (Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System) is the leading healthcare provider in the state of Louisiana. For many years, hospitals in the United States have been working towards establishing a true “Touchless Order” process, a major goal of supply chain management. The current era Read More →

EDI healthcare

Benefits of implementing GS1 EDI standards at Ramsay Hospital network In the previous post, we discussed the basis of implementing GS1 EDI standards at Ramsay Hospital. As a result, Ramsay is seeing a wide range of benefits from their EDI deployment, as is every supplier with whom they have worked to implement EDI. Ramsay has achieved Read More →