The Impact of Covid-19 on blood availability and utilization: What Have We Learned

Presented by TJC + AABB + ACCUMEN

June 5, 2020


Moderated by:

  • Joseph Thomas, Vice President / General Manager, Patient Blood Management, ACCUMEN


  • Dr. Claudia Cohn, University of Minnesota / M Health Fairview
  • Shylah Quast, Regional Director, Clinical Optimization
  • Heather Hurley, Executive Director Laboratory Accreditation, Health System Strategic Accounts, The Joint Commission

In this webinar, our expert speakers will discuss:

  1. Review the updated data on COVID-19’s impact on blood utilization and blood product availability in the U.S
  2. Describe how Patient Blood Management programs have prepared to manage or prevent disruptions to blood product availability
  3. Explore how Patient Blood Management strategies should be part of a comprehensive hospital recovery strategy from COVID-19