Jackie Elkin

Global Process Owner - Standard Product Identification at Medtronic Inc.

JACKIE RAE ELKIN is Global Process Owner- Standard Product Identification at Medtronic, Inc.  Jackie has been working in the medical device sector for more than 29 years and currently holds the position of Global Process Owner of Standard Product Identification for Medtronic, Inc. Global Regulatory Affairs.  Jackie has been recognized in the healthcare sector as a leader and SME in global product identification standards development and implementation, both internally to Medtronic, and to the global healthcare industry.  She has co-chaired the AdvaMed Auto-Identification Committee since 2006, providing guidance on product identification standards related to the FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) legislation.  She has also provided advisory role in many other initiatives involving UDI legislation in both the United States and around the world, including the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF).  Jackie is one of the founding members of GS1 Global Healthcare and has maintained a leadership role in the organization since its inception in 2005.  She has also been involved in many of the GS1 Global Healthcare work teams, developing global standards for product identification and Auto-Identification Data Capture (AIDC) in healthcare. Jackie also chairs the GS1 Global Healthcare Public Policy work group for the medical device sector. In this role, she has engaged with regulators around the world to provide guidance on implementation of global healthcare standards and advocates for movement towards harmonized standards in the global healthcare supply chain.