LIM process

LIM Processes and Basic Terminology The LIM is composed of business processes or business process blocks, divided into business transactions, these business transactions have been mapped to electronic messages (GS1 EDI). Relationship between transactions and messages is not by default 1 to 1. Several transactions have been mapped to one message. The model consists of seven Read More →

Logistics Interoperability Model

GS1 Logistics Interoperability Model Application Standard The GS1 standards help improve efficiency of operations and internal supply chain management, and offer compliance with the demands of the trading partners and requirements of legal regulations. The scope of the LIM (Logistics Interoperability Model) covers Transport and Warehouse management and includes activities associated with the movement of goods Read More →

Traceability In Healthcare

GS1 Healthcare Case Study: Improving patient safety through traceability initiative Sanatorio Güemes is a 522-bed private hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that has established best practices regarding patient safety and quality of care. The hospital has implemented processes and policies to enable electronic medical records and improve inventory management, and are meeting many requirements of the National Read More →

GS1 Standards

Transformation with GS1 Standards: Franciscan Missionaries Case Study The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) is a non-profit healthcare system serving more than half of Louisiana’s population. Challenged by the rising costs and growing complexity of delivering quality healthcare, FMOLHS needed to improve its operational efficiencies, control costs, and remain focused on what mattered most—the Read More →

Interoperability Testing

Interoperability Testing In Electronic Data Interchange Interoperability Testing is a kind of software checking that confirms whether the definite software can interoperate with partner software or its components. The successful results of interoperability testing proves the required functionality between communicating systems as required by specifications. There are different levels of EDI interoperability testing: Physical Interoperability Read More →

Health Care EDI

Health Care EDI Real World Practice: HIPAA Compliance And Deviations Health Care EDI is one of the branches where Electronic Data Interchange accelerates information exchange, reduces manual interruption and provides processing reliability and security. Health Care EDI operates under the rules of HIPAA – standard that states requirements to health care electronic transactions. HIPAA concerns health care Read More →

GS1 Barcode

GS1 Barcode Via Digital Link Initiative The GS1 system was originally designed in the early 1970s and has evolved to serve the needs of supply chains and is most relevant from manufacturer to checkout. In today’s connected world, where consumers and business partners’ expectations are informed by everyday experiences online, GS1 needs to make a Read More →

Retail Barcoding

Retail Digital Barcoding: Getting Started With Digital Link Whether you use internal resources or engage a GS1 US Solution Provider, here are some core considerations as your trading partners begin to label their products with 2D barcodes containing Digital Link. Consideration 1: Retailer-specific experiences Determine whether you will want to enable retailer-specific experiences for products you Read More →

Digital Link for Retail

GS1 Digital Link for Retail Business GS1 Digital Link “web-enables” barcodes by providing a simple, standards-based structure for encoded data in any 2D line-of-sight data carrier. Given that GS1 Digital Link is a standards-based structure, it allows the use of simple rules so apps, websites, and POS scanners can enable connections, shopping experiences, interesting product Read More →

Barcode Implementation

Digital Link Barcode Implementation Steps Consumers scan a 2D data carrier, such as a QR code, with their smartphones. Retailers scan the same code at the point of sale. In either case, the web-enabled barcode directs the user to an intelligent product identity in the cloud. Based on that intelligent product identity, the consumer or Read More →