The Critical Role of Patient Blood Management (PBM) in Preparing for COVID-19 Hospital Recovery

Presented by TJC + AABB + ACCUMEN

May 8, 2020


Moderated by:

  • Jason Carney, Vice President / General Manager, Anemia Management, ACCUMEN


  • Dr. Monica B. Pagano, Medical Director Transfusion Services and Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington
  • Eduardo Nunes, Vice President, Quality Systems, Standards, and Accreditation, AABB
  • Heather Hurley, Executive Director Laboratory Accreditation, Health System Strategic Accounts, The Joint Commission
  • Joseph Thomas, Vice President / General Manager, Patient Blood Management, ACCUMEN

In this webinar, our expert speakers will discuss:

  1. Describe how Patient Blood Management mitigates the risk of blood shortages and share data collected to date
  2. Analyze the impact of COVID-19 on blood utilization and blood product availability in the U.S.
  3. Early reporting on collection and distribution of convalescent plasma (CCP)
  4. Discuss the future anticipated “second wave” of COVID-19 and the tools required to meet the risk to blood supply