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Implementing GLN for hospitals needs a mind set change: Ravi Mathur, CEO, GS1 India
Ravi Mathur, CEO, GS1 India speaks to Viveka Roychowdhury on the importance of each healthcare provider having a Global Location Number (GLN), linked to a national hospital registry. The GLN system ensures patients get more transparent information about the prices and services available and also helps detect and prevent medical insurance fraud
04 October 2019
Empowering Shoppers through Smart Consumer App
How the ‘Smart Consumer’ mobile app is helping brands and manufacturers to now connect directly with thousands of consumers across the country as never before.
03 October 2019
New GS1 US Research Reveals 59% of High-Growth Small Businesses See Direct Correlation Between Sales Growth and Complete Product Information
A new study titled "Charting the Growth Journey: From Product to Profitable Business," conducted by GS1 US® in collaboration with Longitude, a Financial Times company, found that 59% of high-growth small business owners see a direct correlation between providing complete product information (such as images, product origins, and more) in their online listings with the number of products sold.
17 September 2019
RFID account recharge a must to escape penalty
Commercial vehicles with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags which have not got their accounts recharged will have to pay double the toll amount at 13 border points in Delhi where RFID systems have been installed, senior officials of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation said.
13 September 2019
RFID system at 13 toll plazas to go cashless from Friday; double penalty for violators
Commercial vehicles with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags will have to compulsorily switch to cashless payment from Friday, failing which they will have to cough up double the tax amount as penalty, a senior SDMC official has said.
The Economic Times
12 September 2019
After Amazon, Uttar Pradesh govt to partner Flipkart and Alibaba
The Uttar Pradesh government will soon partner Alibaba and Flipkart under its flagship one district, one product scheme, days after partnering e-commerce giant Amazon for marketing of indigenous products.
12 September 2019
Delhi: Non-compliance to RFID will be fine
From September 13 midnight, vehicles entering Delhi without recharged RFID tags will have to pay twice the toll amount as fine. This was decided at an EPCA meeting on Tuesday where it was revealed that 3.4 lakh vehicles had already been tagged at Delhi’s borders .
The Times of India
11 September 2019
Need to enhance patient safety and deliver affordable healthcare using global standards : Ravi Mathur
Patient safety is the single biggest concern in healthcare and draws attention of regulators & policy makers worldwide. In a study undertaken by Harvard University , it was found that nearly 50,00,000 deaths occurred in India, annually, due to medical errors.
Patient safety relates to five basic rights which include, identifying the right patient, administering the right drug with the right dosage, at the right time and through the right route.
31 August 2019
FASTag System To Soon Be Mandatory For All Vehicles Across The Country
As some might remember, 2 years ago, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) had issued a notification stating that all four-wheelers sold in India from 1st of December, 2017, would have to be fitted with FASTags.
27 August 2019
Final deadline for RFID tags on Aug 23 midnight; violators to be fined
Both the SDMC and the EPCA have made it clear that the deadline for pre-registration of RFID tags and recharge of tags will not be extended beyond the midnight of August 23, 2019. Earlier, the transporters and transporters' union had requested the SDMC Mayor, Chairman's Committee and the EPCA for extension of deadlines for entry of commercial vehicles into Delhi with RFID tags/sufficient recharge amount from midnight of August 23.
21 August 2019