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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Auto-ID Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 11, 2014

September 4, 2014
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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 →

FDA issues new UDI compliance guide for small entities.

August 18, 2014
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To view the full document??Click Here read more →

HIBCC clarifies indentification of device-software versions in the HIBC supplier labeling standard and UDI

June 18, 2014
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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 →

HIN Distribution Files Available Online

June 6, 2014
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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 →

HIBCC to be a Sponsor of the UDI Implementation Workshop

April 24, 2014
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HIBCC to be a Sponsor of the UDI Implementation Workshop May 20-22, 2014 ??? Baltimore, MD http://www.udiconference.com/ Bringing the UDI Regulation & the Global UDI Database (GUDID) to Life! The UDI Implementation Workshop is for Class III Medical Device Manufacturers who are in immediate need of information and guidance to meet the September 24, 2014.. read more →

HIBCC Releases New HIN Activity Codes To Comply With 340B GPO Prohibition Rule

April 1, 2014
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As a consequence of recent changes in 340B compliance measures HIBCC has released four new activity codes to be used by HIN licensees to identify Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC) account transactions. As of April 1st, HIN requests with the following activity codes will be accepted. Activity Code ?? ?? ???? Description W4?????????????????????????????????? WAC – Disproportionate.. read more →