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Technology changes reduce blood transfusions at Calif. hospital

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

University of California at Los Angeles Health reported reducing red blood cell transfusions by almost 20% when it transitioned blood administration processes to all-electronic bar code scanning. The switch from the systems' previous hybrid electronic-paper format involved an eight-month bar coding project and an eight-month embedded clinical decision support project. The results of the change will be presented at a meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Healthcare IT News (01/11)


US organ transplants up 20% since 2012

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

Defective sickle cell disease gene responds to metformin, study finds

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Researchers study modified T cells for stem cell transplants

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

AABB to host eCast on pediatric apheresis

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

Seventh Sense to introduce micropuncture blood-draw device

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

CDC: Nev. woman died last year from drug-resistant infection

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

Q-and-A with Japanese stem cell expert Dr. Shinya Yamanaka

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Case report details first local Zika transmission case in US last year

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

Abbott's Alinity s blood, plasma screening system gains CE approval in Europe

AABB SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017


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