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HIBCC Presentation “Using Health Industry Number (HIN) Tools for 340B and DSCSA” Now Available Online
Download the full HIBCC Presentation. Event Name: 2020 Distribution Management Conference and Expo To learn more about HIBCC and the HIN System, visit www.hibcc.org or contact HIBCC directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (602) 381-1091. read more →
HIBCC has consolidated its various points of contact to assure uniform compliance with the European Union and the US FDA UDI regulations, for which we have been designated as the Issuing Entity and Issuing Agency respectively. Accordingly, we have assumed all LIC assignment and maintenance responsibilities. Labelers are asked to direct their communications and inquiries.. read more →
The European Commission announced that the European Medical Device Nomenclature (EMDN) will be the nomenclature of use by manufacturers when registering their medical devices in the EUDAMED database. The EMDN is based on the Italian Classificazione Nazionale Dispositivi medici (CND). To view the European Commission statement on EMDN click here. To view the Classificazione Nazionale.. read more →
The FDA introduced DSCSA as the federal framework to address supply chain security for prescription drugs distributed in the United States. DSCSA aims to protect consumers from counterfeit and/or contaminated drugs by aiding in the detection and removal of danger substances from the supply chain. DSCSA outlines the steps to build an electronic, interoperable system.. read more →
The European Commission released version 5.0 of the EUDAMED Data Dictionary. This document provides an overview of the data fields and corresponding definitions that are to be provided to Eudamed and that can be communicated through the Data Exchange process for the UDI/Device module. To view the the EUDAMED Data Dictionary V5.0 click here. To.. read more →
The HIBC Basic UDI-DI satisfies the Basic UDI-DI requirements in the European Union’s Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR). The HIBC Basic UDI-DI enables manufacturers to connect and identify devices with the same intended purpose, risk class and essential design and manufacturing characteristics. The Basic UDI-DI is required in the EU’s EUDAMED.. read more →
- 27 Mar 2020US Naval Ships Mercy and Comfort using HIN to expedite receiving pharmaceutical supplies to support NYC and LA hospitals fighting COVID-19
- 27 Mar 2020ANSI recognizes HIBCC support of the fight against COVID-19
- 25 Mar 2020European Commission delays its MDR by one year to focus on the Coronavirus, but leave labeling and database compliance deadlines unchanged.
- 20 Mar 2020HIBCC’s HIN System supporting healthcare supplier efforts to fight COVID-19
- 20 Mar 2020HIBCC releases new website page on HIN and DSCSA