COVID-19: What we’ve learned and are planning for next in the Patient Blood Management (PBM)

Presented by Becker’s Hospital Review + ACCUMEN

April 24, 2020


Moderated by:

  • Joseph Thomas, VP/GM, Patient Blood Management, ACCUMEN


  • Eduardo Nunes, Vice President, Quality Systems, Standards, and Accreditation, AABB
  • Carolyn Burns, Pathologist, SABM President-Elect, Accumen Physician Advisor, SABM
  • Alvaro Candel, Medical Director, Pathology, Elmhurst Hospital

In this webinar, our expert speakers will discuss:

  1. Understand the importance of a comprehensive approach to manage existing or anticipated blood shortages
  2. Analyze the impact of COVID-19 on blood utilization and blood product availability in the U.S
  3. Describe how Patient Blood Management mitigates the risk of blood shortages and why it should become standard of care
  4. Discuss one health system’s PBM program journey and how they have prepared to manage potential blood product shortages