Connect any system or process to the Trust.med Communication Hub and authenticate trading partner status (ATP), exchange serialized data (EPCIS), verify suspect product (VRS), and communicate recalled drug notifications.



One Connection, Billions of Exchanges

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Internet Protocol (IP):

https:// stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. It is the protocol where encrypted HTTP data is transferred over a secure connection.

Root Domain

Root Domain / GTIN:

Outside of the context of DNS, the root domain is commonly the highest level of hierarchy for the website you control. 

Trust.med uses a combination of the GTIN (second-level domain) and .med (top-level domain) to create, easily identifiable, product specific URLs. 

Restricted TLD

Restricted Top Level Domain (rTLD):

A top-level domain (TLD) whose registration is limited to people or entities that satisfy certain criteria. Both generic TLDs (.com) and country codes (.eu) can have restrictions.

Trust.med has restricted the use of the rTLD .med to the pharmaceutical and medical device supply chain for the secure transmission of serialized data.

Digital Link

Digital Link:
The fundamental aim of GS1 Digital Link is to enable anyone to find answers to their questions about the thing in front of them. Trust.med applies this technology standard so that trading partners can ask each other questions for DSCSA compliance.

Where did this product come from?
What’s in this box?
What is the expiration of this product?
Is this product recalled?
What is the tracing endpoint for this product?

Learn more about GS1 Digital Link here.

Trust.med powers the exchange of regulated data and transmission of communication between authorized trading partners (ATP).

A single connection to the Trust.med Communication Hub activates your supply chain data and messages, giving you the ability to:

  • Make DSCSA data easily available
  • verify trading partners
  • verify products
  • exchange serialized data
  • securely communicate in an end to end system.


Standards Based Technology

Trust.med utilizes the domain name system (DNS), the infrastructure of the internet, to authenticate endpoints and enable electronic communication interactions between verified trading partners.

Built for Data and Communication

Built to facilitate billions of exchanges - the Trust.med Communication Hub is constructed to be the interoperable exchange system for the healthcare supply chain.

Authorized Trade Partners

Utilizing industry accepted methods, the status of your trading partners is verified by Trust.med prior to the exchange of regulated information within our platform.



DSCSA License Checks for Every Shipment

ATP Trust.med Resolver

ATP Verification by Trust.med checks the license status of each trading partner you exchange product ownership with before shipping or data exchange occurs. Every license check is logged & stored for a minimum of 6 years. All activities can easily be exported to customizable reports.

Meet DSCSA compliance, enhance business processes, and improve patient safety with Trust.med's authorized trade partner verification service.

Location & Entity Based ATP Verification

Meet your trading partner verification requirements at the entity or location level with Trust.med and its network of partners. Trust.med is a member of the Open Credentialing Initiative (OCI).

ATP Verify All Dispensers

Utilizing both Verifiable Credentials and License Check Services, Trust.med provides the ability to verify the license status of pharmacies, hospitals, and dispensers - giving you the ability to move product within DSCSA guidelines.

No Code Implementation

Our application programming interface (API) offers seamless integration into your existing shipping process, while our non-technical implementation allows you to meet DSCSA requirements without a single line of code.



Direct & Indirect Targeted Recall Communication

Enhanced Recall Notifications

Enhanced Recall Notifications by Trust.med streamlines the communication and response mechanisms of the recall process. This environmentally conscious solution produces: efficiency, cost savings, and improved patient safety.

Drug manufacturers, wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and hospital systems have come together with Trust.med to collaborate on an enhanced recall system that focuses on delivering critical recall information.


Improved Efficiency

Manufacturers improve the efficiency of recall notifications and acknowledgement reporting with Trust.med. This electronic notification and reporting platform provides more insight and streamlines delivery of notifications to reach beyond the direct consignee.

Environmentally Conscious

Reduce cost and waste. Our Enhanced Recall Notification platform delivers your notifications, collects acknowledgements, and provides progress reports digitally - Significantly reducing the use of paper and its associated administrative fees.

Targeted Notifications

Recall Notifications can now be sent to direct consignees, subscribers, and recipients of the product you recall - reducing notification noise, improving awareness, and decreasing acknowledgement response times.

Having successfully completed the first phase of work, Trust.med and industry stakeholders are beginning a second phase of development that will accomplish targeted recall communications, significantly enhancing recalled drug communication with direct and indirect trading partners who have received recalled product.

View the Trust.med Enhanced Recall Notifications first year timeline and learn about our development of a safer, more efficient drug recall system.



Securely Exchange Standardized Data Requests

EPCIS resolver for EPCIS Data Exchange


Trust.med domain names and URLs activate your supply chain data and messages, giving you the ability to exchange regulated product data and securely communicate with verified trading partners.

Trust.med is revolutionizing the way healthcare supply chain tracing data is exchanged, accessed, and communicated. Learn how to become DSCSA compliant and enable your GTIN's and GLN's today.


Trust.med domains identify authenticated sources of information for drug products utilizing GTINs. Our resolvers organize your question and return results based on the, industry standard, GS1 Digital Link.

Replicate or Query EPCIS

Utilizing the infrastructure of the domain name system (DNS), Trust.med empowers trading partners to easily capture and share EPCIS files, enhanced recall communications, and so much more.

Serialized Data Delivery

Exchange your serialized data by assigning your data access points to your GTIN based .med domain names. Trading partners can then access data by visiting the GTIN .med URL.



Improve Patient Safety

Product Verification using VRS

Trust.med enables any authorized trade partner to verify drug products through the verification router service (VRS). Product verification can be done through scanning, inventory management integrations, or directly through the Trust.med Communication Hub.

Dispensers of all sizes can verify drug products with manufacturers authenticated product data endpoints located at their GTIN based .med domain names.

Verify Suspect Product

Easily verify products. If you know the GTIN you can verify the product. DSCSA requires that pharmacies, hospitals, and manufacturers have the ability to verify and respond to verification requests under DSCSA.

Improve Patient Safety

Improve patient safety with utilizing our top-level registry of product verification information. Identify the GTIN of a product, visit the GTIN based .med domain, and verify for a safer drug supply chain.

Built to Integrate

Trust.med closes the technological gap between dispensers and drug manufacturers. Our technology uses internet standards providing ease of use and accessibility while offering ease of integration into any existing application.


About .Med

Medistry LLC (d.b.a., .Med) is the licensed Registry Operator of the .Med Top-Level-Domain (TLD) under contract with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). 

.Med is headquartered in Cleveland, OH along with its parent company Second Generation.  The .Med TLD creates a trusted and verified source of medical information online. .Med focuses on addressing the needs of the drug supply chain industry.


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Chief Technology Officer

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Market Solutions Officer

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Chief Marketing Officer

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Sr. Director, Product

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Product Marketer

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Sr. Software Engineer

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Managing Director

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