HIBCC Industry News

HIBCC Industry News

Although our scope has expanded beyond the initial HIBC labeling mandate issued 30 years ago, we have continued to emphasize ‘safety first’ through the years.

As such, the Health Industry Business Communication Council has an important advocacy and educational role in today’s healthcare industry. We are proud to act as the forum through which consensus can be reached as all parties work together to ensure a safer, more efficient industry.

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HIBCC’s new iHIN Web-Based Portal now available

October 30, 2020
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HIBCC has launched its redesigned iHIN Web-Based Portal (iHIN 2.0).   iHIN 2.0 includes new and enhanced features designed to assist you in your daily use of the HIN Database. The beta iHIN 2.0 is now available.    Although the previous version of the Portal (www.hibcchin.org) will remain available during the transition period (through November 30, 2020),.. read more →

EC publishes dedicated webpage on EUDAMED Actor registration module

October 22, 2020
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The European Commission (EC) will make the Actor registration module of EUDAMED available to Member States and economic operators (i.e. distributors, manufacturers, authorized representatives, and importers) on December 1, 2020. The module allows economic operators to submit a request for a Single Registration Number (SRN), which will be the code used to identify a specific.. read more →

Register now for our HIBCC UDI Webinar

October 7, 2020
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To register click here. HIBCC is designated as an Issuing Entity by both the European Commission and the US FDA for their respective UDI initiatives. To learn more about HIBCC and UDI, visit www.hibcc.org or contact HIBCC directly at info@hibcc.org or +1 (602) 381-1091. read more →

HIBCC Announces HIN Data integration within the MediLedger Network

September 14, 2020
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The Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC) is pleased to announce that its Health Industry Number (HIN) System is now available to registered HIN licensees via Chronicled’s blockchain-enabled MediLedger Network. By using Mediledger, HIN pharma industry licensees will both be able to access and use real-time HIN data and incorporate it directly into their live.. read more →

EC releases updated MDR / IVDR UDI FAQs

August 18, 2020
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The European Commission released an updated version of their Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR) Unique Device Identification (UDI) FAQ document. The original document was released in August of 2019. The revised FAQ document contains updated information on the MDR Date of Application and the deadline for submission to EUDAMED. The dates.. read more →

Register now for our second HIBCC UDI Webinar

July 28, 2020
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To register click here. HIBCC is designated as an Issuing Entity by both the European Commission and the US FDA for their respective UDI initiatives. To learn more about HIBCC and UDI, visit www.hibcc.org or contact HIBCC directly at info@hibcc.org or +1 (602) 381-1091. read more →