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In order to expedite the processing of licensee requests for HINs, HIBCC has implemented a process to return all completed records in a partially completed work order to licensees. This system enhancement enables licensees to receive their data faster than ever. HIBCC is also encouraging licensees to consolidate work orders by sending all HIN requests.. read more →
A new set of HIN Distribution files, as of December??31, 2016, 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. The.. read more →
A new set of HIN Distribution files, as of October 17, 2016, 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 →
The FDA has extended the compliance date for UDI labeling and data submission??requirements to September 24, 2018 for the class II devices listed below. All other class II devices are subject to the September 24, 2016 UDI compliance date. Collections of two or more different devices packaged together in which the devices in the package.. read more →
Version 2.6 of the “Create a HIBC UDI & Bar Code” utility is now available. Version 2.6 enables labelers to create UDIs & bar codes in accordance with HIBC Supplier Labeling Standard (SLS) 2.6. The public comment period has closed for SLS 2.6 and it will be posted on our website shortly (pending final approval)… read more →
The draft guidance??was issued to provide clarification on the UDI labeling requirements. To download the draft guidance on Form and Content of the UDI click here. To learn more about HIBCC as an FDA-accredited UDI issuing agency click here. read more →
- 12 Jun 2019European Commission Designates HIBCC as an Issuing Entity for its UDI Initiative
- 16 May 2019iHIN® Web Based Portal Enhancement and New Processes Scheduled
- 06 May 2019Saudi Food and Drug Authority Releases Guidance Designating HIBCC as an Issuing Entity
- 01 May 2019FDA Releases Final Guidance on Convenience Kits
- 08 Apr 2019HIBCC Releases UDI Suite