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2019 AABB Annual Meeting On-Demand


MN2-20: Information Technology Validation and Beyond


Oct 21, 2019 10:30am ‐ Oct 21, 2019 12:00pm

Expiration Date: Dec 31, 2021


Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $20.00

Description

Information technology (IT) has always been a crucial component of the Healthcare ecosystem. In the current environment it has become evident that blood bank informatics go beyond the four walls of the Blood Bank laboratory. Transfusion Medicine Directors and Managers are tasked with the implementation of Blood Bank (BB) software and the effective integration with other applicable systems (i.e. LIS, HIS). The Transfusion Service is often tasked to come up with innovative ideas to facilitate storage and remote blood allocation in a safe and responsible manner. Currently, there is also considerable focus on the use of IT systems to facilitate blood management and blood utilization efforts on the part of the Transfusion Service and clinical partners. Validation has become more than proving that the Blood Bank software performs as expected. Testing beyond the core Blood Bank application is becoming imperative for successful implementations. Assuring successful integration with LIS and billing functions is now an important part of software validation. 

This is a new area for most doctors and medical technologists. In this session, the speakers will share their knowledge and experiences in reference to (a) validation/testing considerations beyond the Blood Bank application (b) best practices validation (c) clinical considerations in reference to blood management beyond the Blood Bank.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how the Blood Bank software interacts with other clinical systems.
  • Summarize how to perform validation and testing beyond Blood Bank software.
  • Evaluate the clinical considerations of blood management beyond the Blood Bank.

Please note: Noah Bentley, MS, SBB (ASCP) and Ronald Walsh, MD did not consent to be recorded; therefore, the on-demand presentation and handout have been modified accordingly.

Speaker(s):

  • Ms. Leana S. Rahman, MPH, MT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ), Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine
  • Mr. Noah Bentley, MS, SBB (ASCP), Healthcare & Information Technology Professional , Haemonetics Corporation
  • Dr. Ronald Walsh, MD, Health Network Laboratories

Disclosures

  • Noah Bentley, MS, SBB (ASCP) :

    Haemonetics Corporation: Stock Shareholder (self-managed), Full-time/Part-time Employee

  • Leana Rahman, MPH, MT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ) :

    Nothing to Disclose

  • Ronald Walsh, MD :

    Nothing to Disclose

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