Learn more about the accreditation process, including accreditation phases and expectations, and steps to become accredited.
Hospitals performing transfusion services may become AABB-Accredited for one or more of the following accreditation activities:
*AABB can be the CLIA provider for facilities accredited in this activity
Other facilities may become AABB-Accredited for transfusion services via the Standards for Out-of-Hospital Transfusion.
The AABB Standards for a Patient Blood Management Program provide the basis for the internationally recognized Patient Blood Management Certification offered by The Joint Commission and AABB.
Corniche Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is the UAE’s largest tertiary Women & Newborn hospital and a leading referral center for Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatal care.
The Blood Transfusion Service performs approximately 2,500 crossmatches per year and transfuses approximately 1,500 red blood cell units per year. Half of the transfused units are typically used in the treatment of neonatal patients.
“Gaining AABB accreditation represents a milestone in our pursuit of excellence and commitment to quality, while always maintaining the high professional standards of our hospital.”
- Clifford Stamp, Blood Bank Laboratory Supervisor, Corniche Hospital.