Blood Banks and Blood Centers (BB/BC) are playing a key role in the advancement of cell and biotherapies. BB/BC are working with pharmaceutical companies as our community advances these therapies to enhance the quality and safety of patient care. This demand necessitates infrastructure development at BB/BC. In this session the speakers will share experiences from 2 BB/BC. They will share their experiences including (1) contracts and budgets, (2) developing pricing, (3) information technology (IT) needs and challenges for Blood Establishment Computer System (BECS) tracking to integrating International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) requirements and (4) how to track and handle compliance among different companies.
MD, MBA, MSEd,
University Hospitals, Samaritan Medical Center and Case Western