In the Healthcare industry, digital has a number of important roles to play. In the field of research for new drugs and diagnostic aid (drug discovery, diagnostics), digital technology offers advanced tools for understanding and investigation such as data analysis and artificial intelligence. In the world of the design, production and marketing of drugs and medical devices, the digital supply chain improves quality and safety for the consumer (patient). Due to the new regulations, businesses are adopting supply chain transparency techniques on a global scale. GS1 EPCIS is the global standard of choice for the healthcare industry for drug and medical device tracking. XTAP relies on the GS1 EPCIS standard to track goods along the supply chain.