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Providing quality and process improvement solutions to transfusion medicine and related biological therapies worldwide

AABB cGMP Consulting Services
Patient Blood Management Consulting Services

Consulting Services Overview
Portfolio of Services

Our Approach

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For more information or to discuss your specific needs, please contact us at +1.301.215.6497 or Consulting@aabb.org.

AABB Consulting Services is a separate department of AABB and operates independently of AABB's Standards and Accreditation Programs.

Consulting Services Overview

AABB Consulting Services is a leader in providing expertise worldwide in quality management and process improvement systems and solutions to blood, plasma and tissue collection and/or management facilities; transfusion services; clinical laboratories; cellular and related biological therapy facilities.

AABB Consulting Services, as a division of AABB, has the advantage of over 50 years history and experience and is a leader in developing innovative strategies in the fields of transfusion medicine and related biological therapies such as tissue management and cellular therapy.

Our methods of assessing the current situation, resources and goals enable us to propose sustainable solutions and implementation plans. Our unique combination of historical perspective and innovative assessment methods has proven extremely effective in identifying a facility's specific challenges, as well as potential opportunities.

Historical perspective and dynamic innovation


We have a commitment to bring you the highest level of expertise, professionalism and technical knowledge and we keep these core values in the forefront to guide the way we do business.

Portfolio of Services

AABB Consulting Services provides managerial and technical assistance and expertise to blood and plasma collection facilities, transfusion services, tissue facilities, cord blood banks, cellular therapy laboratories, clinical laboratories and related biological therapy facilities worldwide.

Quality Management System Design and Implementation

AABB Consulting Services would like to be your partner in building quality management systems. We utilize one of the top quality management systems in the world.

Our professional staff is uniquely qualified to assist you in developing and implementing a quality management system that is designed to meet your institution's specific requirements and resources.

At the forefront of developing innovative strategies in the fields of transfusion medicine and related biological therapies


Standards and Regulatory Compliance

AABB Consulting Services maintains current expertise in the design, development and implementation of technical requirements. Regulatory guidance is available focusing on good manufacturing practices, good tissue practices, licenses, registration and enforcement activities.

AABB Consulting Services can assist you in meeting the voluntary or government requirements of many organization such as AABB, FDA, CAP, CLIA, FACT, The Joint Commission, ISO 15189, ISO 9001, AATB, COLA, PPTA, EMEA, JACIE, and others.

In particular, AABB Consulting Services can assist you in meeting the requirements of the AABB standards in the areas of:

  • Blood banking and transfusion services
  • Hematopoietic progenitor cell facilities
  • Cord blood banks
  • Autologous perioperative programs
  • Immunohematology reference laboratories
  • Relationship testing laboratories
  • Tissue management
  • Cellular therapy
  • Devices
  • Implementation Plans
  • Process Flow
  • Software Issues
  • Computer Validation
  • Compliance audits
  • Vendor audits

Medical, Technical and Business Process Improvement

In order to help you achieve your goals, AABB Consulting Services professionals can assess your processes to identify quality and efficiency improvements.

We use modern assessment tools to benchmark your current processes against state-of-the-art practices and then we map your operations processes and procedures to identify efficiency improvements.

Our professionals have experience in:

  • Benchmarking
  • Process mapping
  • Information mapping
  • Transfusion Service and Donor Center Software Validation
  • Metrics management
  • Development and execution of implementation plans

Management and Staff Training and Development

AABB Consulting Services offers specialized management and staff training assistance that is tailored to meet the needs of all management and staff levels. A needs assessment is conducted at the onset to establish a training program that meets your specific learning objectives.

Each custom training plan includes a unique program content, presentation format and tools and a timeline to assist you through the process.

Our Approach

Assessment Tools:

  • FDA Regulatory compliance audits
  • AABB, COLA, CLIA, FACT, CAP, TJC - Accreditation compliance audits
  • Benchmarking and metrics
  • Transfusion Medicine process mapping

Solutions:

  • New - Pre-BLA Gap Analysis - to assist you in expediting your BLA process
  • Transfusion Medicine quality management systems
  • Technical requirements
  • Validation protocols
  • Standards and regulatory systems
  • Information mapping

Implementation Tools:

  • Implementation plans
  • Staff training and development
  • Operating procedures
  • Competency Assessment

Contact Us

We would like to find out more about your needs. Please contact us at:

 

8101 Glenbrook Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 USA

Phone: +1.301.215.6497 - Fax: +1.301.951.0077

Consulting@aabb.org