Ulrike Kreysa

Vice-President Healthcare at GS1 Global Office

Ulrike is responsible for the Healthcare sector at the GS1 Global Office and works with her local colleagues in 112 countries to develop and implement GS1 standards in the healthcare industry.  Worldwide patient safety and supply chain efficiencies will be enhanced globally through standards for AIDC (Automatic Identification and Data Capture), global data synchronisation and traceability.

Having started her career as a Pharmacist she manages GS1 Healthcare, the global GS1 user group, formed by the stakeholders in the healthcare supply chain, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer, wholesaler/distributor, GPO’s, hospitals, pharmacies, logistic providers, governmental and regulatory bodies and associations.  


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Posted on 06.02.2017

Safer, more efficient care starts with a simple scan

I wonder, have you ever had a conversation with your doctor or nurse about barcodes?  Not likely, I guess!  Whilst the humble barcode is so ingrained in everyday life (after all, we all scan barcodes at the checkout), its potential in healthcare is both enormous, but unfortunately largely unknown. The reality is that for patients […]

By Ulrike Kreysa Vice-President Healthcare at GS1 Global Office