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On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, a new set of HIN distribution files will be available online. Download the periodic HIN distribution from iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/. read more →
On Wednesday, December 31, 2014, a new set of HIN distribution files will be available online. Download the periodic HIN distribution from iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/ read more →
The next meeting of the HIBCC Auto-ID Technical Committee meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, which is located in Phoenix, Arizona at 11111 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020. An agenda will follow as we approach the meeting date. read more →
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HIBCC clarifies indentification of device-software versions in the HIBC supplier labeling standard and UDI
At the recent HIBCC Auto-ID Committee meeting it was confirmed that the serial number field in the secondary data structure (the “production identifier” data source for UDI) may be used to accommodate software version identification. It is common for software versions to use a “.” to differentiate incremental changes in software, and since use of.. read more →
On Friday, June 6, 2014, a new set of HIN distribution files will be available online. Download the periodic HIN distribution from iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/ read more →
- 29 Nov 2018HIBCC designated by the Saudi-Arabian FDA as a UDI Issuing Agency in Draft Regulation
- 23 Oct 2018HIBCC met with European Commission and FDA in Silver Springs, MD on October 17th
- 16 Jul 2018Deactivation of iHIN Guest Accounts
- 29 May 2018Australian medical device industry bodies release joint policy paper to promote the adoption of UDI.
- 19 Mar 2018Updated HIN Submission Process effective April 1, 2018