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AABB Encourages Hospitals to Observe Patient Blood Management Awareness Week, November 3-7, 2014

Patient blood management activities are improving patient outcomes and reducing health care-related costs worldwide. The goal of Patient Blood Management Awareness Week — November 3-7 — is to draw attention to this initiative and educate patients and health care providers about its benefits.
Here are some resources and steps you can take:

If your facility needs some extra help getting started in patient blood management, we encourage you to contact AABB’s Patient Blood Management Consulting Services at or +1.301.215.6497.

AABB is committed to providing premier patient blood management resources and services that can assist you and your institution in your efforts to improve the quality of the care you provide and, where possible, to promote evidence-based transfusion medicine best practices. Visit AABB’s Patient Blood Management website to learn more.

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 Calendar of Events

​October 25-28 AABB Annual Meeting
November 5 Addressing Common Citations from AABB and CAP
AABB Audioconference
​November 11 Mentoring, Managing, and Motivating
AABB Audioconference
November 12 The Donor Side: Hemoglobin and Iron Status in Blood Donors
AABB Audioconference
November 13 Introduction to PBM
AABB PBM Webinar
November 17 Changes to the Technical Manual, 18th edition
AABB Audioconference
​November 18 Efficient Generation of Cytotoxic T Cells
AABB CT Webinar
​November 19 Top 10 Cellular Therapy Non-Conformances
AABB Audioconference
November 20 Key Elements of Cord Blood Processing
AABB CT Webinar
November 25 The Affordable Care Act — Obamacare. The Law of the Land: What's It To Us?
AABB Audioconference
December 3 Storage and Transport of Blood Outside of the Blood Bank: Strategies and Controversies
AABB Audioconference
December 3-5 World Stem Cell Summit

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