blood establishment

blood establishment

Any agency, body or organisation that is responsible for any aspect of collection and testing of human blood or blood components, whatever their intended purpose, and their processing, storage and distribution when intended for transfusion.
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Concert dedicated to voluntary blood donation by well-known Greek singer, organised by the Cyprus Blood Establishment. August 26.
Transparency, V2V, RFID To achieve this, the blood bank digital footprint, either integrated or separate from the hospital information system (HIS), must become more transparent in data sharing, including supply chain management within the blood establishment. A shift to a transparent inventory has the potential to move the transfusion services blood supply within the IDN (integrated delivery network) to a vendor-managed inventory within the hospital.
They introduce hemovigilance and its concepts and models, then detail how to establish a hemovigilance system and how these systems work at the level of a blood establishment and hospital; national and regional systems; and international systems, particularly the International Hemovigilance Network and in developing countries.
The FDA provides useful documentation on computer validation including The FDA Guideline for the Validation of Blood Establishment Computer System (1993 draft, docket 93N-0394).
"We recommend that...information be put in the context of explaining which required lab tests are routinely performed on all blood products before distribution for use, and that donors be given a choice as to how the blood establishment will notify them of reactive test results," said Dr.