What are Unique Device Identification (UDI) codes?

October 12, 2021

UDI codes are an alpha-numeric code established by the Food and Drug Administration to adequately identify medical devices through their distribution and use. They were first used on medical devices but are now increasingly common on other products used in procedures. They are typically either manually entered into a computer or scanned by a solution like QSight that helps hospitals manage their inventory.

Why Are UDIs Imporant?

Ease of access to trusted, quality information is key. That’s where Unique Device Identifier tracking comes in. Having this information as soon as possible will empower better healthcare delivery and patient safety. 

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