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2014-04-02 12:26:12

Blood transfusions are among the most common treatments for hospitalized patients nationwide, but doing them less often reduces infection rates by nearly 20 percent, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association co-authored by Neil Blumberg, M.D., professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. As director of transfusion medicine and the blood bank at UR Medicine, Blumberg for more than 25 years has been investigating how to make blood...

2013-11-11 04:21:24

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The assets acquired include in vitro diagnostic products and technology for transfusion medicine and immunology, a manufacturing plant in the USA and commercial offices in United States, Switzerland and Hong Kong -- Following the acquisition, Grifols' Diagnostic Division will account for over 20% of the company's sales, with an estimated turnover close to US$ 1.0 billion -- This acquisition...

2013-10-28 23:20:09

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Blood Typing, Grouping and Infectious Disease Screening Market 2013: Sales Forecasts, Supplier Shares, Competitive Strategies. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Summary This comprehensive report is designed to help current suppliers and potential market entrants identify and evaluate emerging opportunities in the US blood banking market during the next five years, and assist industry executives in developing effective business,...

2013-09-18 12:30:56

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovative Blood Resources is pleased to announce new appointments to its senior leadership team as the non-profit continues to refine the alignment of its organizational structure with the ever-changing needs of hospital customers for blood banking services and life-saving blood products. Ellen DiSalvo, MBA, MT(ASCP), SBB, DLM, previously Vice President of Laboratory Services, now oversees all operations of Innovative Blood...

2013-08-26 20:22:21

HemaTerra enterprise system brings inventory management, demand-based recruitment, and logistics efficiencies to respected blood center alliance JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HemaTerra Technologies, an end-to-end operational software systems provider to organizations that collect blood, platelets, plasma and other biologic products, announced the first single-standard adoption of HemaControl Enterprise Edition, the only real-time inventory management system....

2013-08-15 08:26:51

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blood transfusion is a life-saving treatment that helps save millions of lives every year. The need for blood is great: Approximately every two seconds, someone in the United States (U.S.) requires a blood transfusion.(1,2 )However, despite nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population being eligible to donate blood, less than 10 percent does so annually.(3) Often this means that hospitals and clinics face the challenge of providing enough...

2013-07-30 08:33:23

ALBANY, New York, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "RFID Blood Monitoring Systems (Blood Refrigerators and Freezers) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global RFID blood refrigerators and freezers market was valued at USD 40.9 million in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.8% from 2013 to 2019,...

2013-07-01 16:26:47

LINCOLN, Neb., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local nonprofit, Nebraska Community Blood Bank (NCBB), a division of Innovative Blood Resources, today announced the retirement of long-standing community leader and NCBB senior executive Phyllis Ericson, MS, MT(ASCP). In making the announcement, Don Berglund, CEO of Innovative Blood Resources, commented, "Phyllis has been, and will continue to be, an outstanding leader in the Nebraska community. And she is leaving a rich...

2013-06-11 23:16:40

Driven by the use of molecular tests and inelastic pricing for them, the blood testing market is expected to grow in double-digits according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said the need to provide the lowest level of blood contaminants is driving sales of newer nucleic acid tests that are replacing immunoassay units. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Driven by the use of molecular tests and inelastic pricing for them, the blood testing market is expected...

2013-06-04 23:26:58

Auto-ID based tracking system developed as a result of a National Institute of Health STTR Grant secures FDA 510(k) pre-market clearance, SysLogic initiates transfer to S3Edge. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 S3Edge, Inc. welcomes the announcement by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that iTrace for Blood Centers, the tracking system developed by the RFID Consortium has been cleared for marketing. The RFID and barcode based Blood Product Tracking system enables improved...