News from the eCl@ss-Fachgruppenarbeit after successful completion of the working group meeting in May 2010, the resulting amendments before the eCl@ss-Ausschuss for testing. After release, they will be available as of release 7.0 available. Also the emtec structure as well as the respective base feature strips to the illustration of the medical devices have been integrated in this context. Tags as well as other features and specifications be submitted also. In the next step, the harmonisation of the EDMA classification with eCl@ss is performed.
This Siemens healthcare company had done extensive work for appropriate amendments. Bearing in mind that the structure of the subject 34 in some levels still requires a detailed review, four working groups on the themes of gowns, stoma care, wound care/pavement and catheter were formed in the first step. A representative of suppliers and clinic page each take over moderation. Here, the BVMed pledged his support. The Cooperation of suppliers and clinic page ensures the best possible results and is independent of the eCl@ss-Mitgliedschaft.
The participation is organized through the expert group leaders Mr Dr. Oliver Heinemann (GHX Europe). In the future, the eCl@ss-Informationen (structural, characteristic, expression and version) in the GS1 xml format will be depicted. The next meeting of the expert group will take place on September 22, 2010 at Fresenius Kabi AG in Bad Homburg. As participants of the meeting were represented: Aequitixx GmbH, BASF IT services, B. Braun Melsungen AG, BVMed, Class.Ing, Coloplast GmbH, ConvTec Germany GmbH, emtec e.V., Fresenius Kabi Germany GmbH, GHX Europe GmbH, GS1 Germany, Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH, Lohmann & Rauscher International GmbH & co. KG, medical Columbus AG, Medtronic GmbH, Paul Hartmann AG, P.E.G. better, Sana Kliniken AG, Siemens Healthcare, University Hospital Munster. Information on eCl@ss: electronic and automated communication in e-business, in particular the use of a “common language” is imperative, which is understood not only by humans, but also by the machine.