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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Updated HIN Submission Process effective April 1, 2018

March 19, 2018
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As of April 1st, 2018, HIBCC will no longer accept HIN requests submitted via email. All HIN requests must be submitted through the iHIN portal at www.hibcchin.org. Requests submitted via email frequently require manual intervention by HIBCC prior to processing, which increases turn-around times and our backlog. Please review the updated HIN Request Submission Guidelines.. read more →

HIN Distribution Files Available Online

January 5, 2018
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A new set of HIN Distribution files, as of January 4, 2018, are now available for download. To download the periodic HIN Distribution from iHIN:   Access iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/. Enter your username and password. Click on “Download” then “Distribution Download”. Review the HIN Data Use License Agreement and enter your Subscriber Account ID. Click next… read more →

HIN Distribution Files Available Online

September 12, 2017
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A new set of HIN Distribution files, as of September 12, 2017, are now available for download. To download the periodic HIN Distribution from iHIN:   Access iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/. Enter your username and password. Click on “Download” then “Distribution Download”. Review the HIN Data Use License Agreement and enter your Subscriber Account ID. Click next… read more →

HIN Distribution Files Available Online

July 3, 2017
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A new set of HIN Distribution files, as of June 30, 2017, are now available for download. To download the periodic HIN Distribution from iHIN:   Access iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/. Enter your username and password. Click on “Download” then “Distribution Download”. Review the HIN Data Use License Agreement and enter your Subscriber Account ID. Click next… read more →

FDA Extends UDI Compliance Deadline for Class 1 Devices

June 5, 2017
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The FDA has extended the UDI compliance deadline for Class 1 and Unclassified devices to September 24, 2020 for both labeling and GUDID submissions. To view the official FDA letter click here. read more →

FDA Posts New Webpage on Use of Symbols in Labeling

May 26, 2017
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The FDA Final Rule on Use of Symbols in Labeling allows the use of symbols without explanatory text. To learn more click here to be taken to the Use of Symbols in Labeling webpage. read more →