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The Blood Bank module should be used for responding to the operating, procedural , inventory control and reporting demands of the Laboratory. The facilities and configurations should be in accordance with accreditation standards
The Donor Management system should maintain details of all donors and for recalling donors as required by the hospital.
Blood Bank module should help blood bank personnel manage their department more efficiently by integrating donor, unit and patient information ; flags abnormal results , reports test and transfusion results , minimizes product waste , compiles statistical reports, incorporates rules when recording and testing , generates turnaround time and workload statistics, and capture charges.


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Blood Bank

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Blood Bank
The Blood Bank module should be used for responding to the operating, procedural , inventory control and reporting demands of the Laboratory. The facilities and configurations should be in accordance with accreditation standards
The Donor Management system should maintain details of all donors and for recalling donors as required by the hospital.
Blood Bank module should help blood bank personnel manage their department more efficiently by integrating donor, unit and patient information ; flags abnormal results , reports test and transfusion results , minimizes product waste , compiles statistical reports, incorporates rules when recording and testing , generates turnaround time and workload statistics, and capture charges.


>>> General
1 Donor recruitment and scheduling
2 Maintain online donor data including blood type, antigen profile and donation date
3 Display Patient demographic information
4 Specimen cross matching
5 Support entry and handling of designated recipients for units
6 Inventory management
7 Reporting and tracking blood bank services
8 Result entry with online cell panels and calculation hooks that aid in antibody identification

>>> Requisition Registration
9 Display patientís full history of blood tests and results
10 Handle multiple processing options
11 Perform Patient searches and registration
12 Allow for entry of patient condition and alert
13 Record any financial transactions for the test
14 Demographic data entry for new patients
15 Label printing capability at order entry
16 Ordering of products and tests
17 View of related lab tests at time of product order
18 Duplicate order checking for tests and products
19 Display of special alerts on patient history at time of order

>>> Specimen Collection and Verification
20 Hospital definable specimen labels and collection lists
21 Automated specimen storage to identify location of specimens
22 Handles phlebotomy capabilities to facilitate collection and processing various Blood Bank procedures
23 Ability to generate bar code labels for specimens
24 Collection lists and labels printed in room number sequence ( in a Hospital defined location sequence )
25 Labels showing the type and number of containers

>>> Result Entry
26 Viewing of specimens and tests waiting to be listed on worksheets
27 Organization of test for convenient processing
28 Availability of routines for the addition, deletion or rearrangement of specimens
29 Priority-based printing of specimens
30 Integration to Hospital Order Management system for receiving test requests on-line
31 Order Management system :- Physician requesting test
32 Order Management system :- date/time of requisition
33 Order Management system :- test to be carried out
34 Order Management system :- special instructions
35 Order Management system :- Requesting Department
36 Support interfaces to on-line blood bank analyzers and hematology analyzers
37 Handle group and cross-match entry
38 Produce a picking list of blood packs
39 Cater for Antigen/Antibody results
40 Cater for other blood groups
41 Cross check with blood group entered on resetting
42 Make results available to the Order Management system
43 Record screenings done for the relatives of a patient

>>> Unit Issuing
44 Verifies units requirements before issuing for transfusion
45 Hospital defined cross matching requirements
46 Display of available units for compatible blood types
47 Displays reminder messages when unit issued was crossmatched on another patient
48 Capability for authorized personnel to override crossmatch restrictions in emergencies
49 Facility to issue forms displaying patient and unit identification data and blood types
50 Hospital entry of pertinent sign-out data
51 Hospital defined capture of billing charges at order , issue, or transfusion
52 Account for :- Extra bags used
53 Account for :- Procedures like therapeutic bleeding, plasmapheresis and platelet pheresis done for a patient
54 Account for :- Filters issued for a patient

>>> Quality Control
55 Support serological testing on donated units
56 Provide quality control features ( ex: daily quality control logs )
57 Use quality control summary reports
58 Provide plots
59 Support quality control exceptions reports

>>> Donor Management
60 Support a supplier/donor maintenance database
61 Keep a record of all checks that are carried out prior to donation e.g. blood pressure
62 Keep track of all previous donations
63 Report on who needs to be recalled for donating blood
64 Donor recruitment :- On-line database of donors detailing blood type, antigen profile, most recent donation date, and comments
65 Donor recruitment :- On-line donor recruitment phone lists and letters
66 Donor recruitment :- Support online scheduling and tracking of Donor appointment
67 Donor recruitment :- On-line donor medical history survey screens
68 Donor inquiries
69 Donor statistics report

>>> Inventory Tracking
Units received from outside sources and donors are tracked from the time they are entered in the inventory through disposition.
70 Unit receiving
71 Test result entry
72 Unit inquiries, transfers, pooling, edits, and quarantines
73 Compatible blood type searches
74 Bar coding capabilities
75 Inventory control
76 Automatic cancellation of product orders and reserve units for discharge patients

>>> Queries
77 Test results and transfusion inquiries
78 Patient search inquiries
79 Display of all requests for a patient
80 Security levels for confidential inquiries
81 Stock inquiries of selected fields
82 Stock inquiries by pack number , product type and number
83 Packs about to expire
84 Patient specimen data
85 Complete patient transfusion history
86 Units available for issue
87 Inventory data
88 Donor Data

>>> Reports
89 Management reports:- day-sheets
90 Management reports:- Statistical reports
91 Management reports:- Workload recording
92 Management reports:- Outstanding tests
93 Management reports:- Laboratory status
94 Management reports:- Inventory control
95 Management reports:- Blood status review
96 Management reports:- Blood stock review
97 Management reports:- Blood management report
98 Management reports:- Cross-match/transfusion ratios
99 Management reports:- Expired blood products
100 Management reports:- Blood transfusion utilization committee report
101 single reports with abnormalities highlighted
102 Transfusion administered reports e.g. pack compatibility
103 Cumulative reporting
104 Special cases report ( ex: hepatitis , HIV , etc.. )
105 Patient reports :- Activity reports by doctor, patient, location, or location and doctor
106 Patient reports :- Cumulative summaries by location and patient
107 Patient reports :- Discharge summaries
108 Patient reports :- Summaries for old lab specimens
109 Patient reports :- Summary by medical record number
110 Internal Reports :- Patient Master log, index and tape
111 Internal Reports :- Specimen Master log
112 Internal Reports :- Verified results edit report
113 Internal Reports :- Cross match not available list
114 Internal Reports :- Outstanding specimen report
115 Internal Reports :- Overdue specimen report
116 Internal Reports :- Unverified results report
117 Internal Reports :- Exceptional results report
118 Internal Reports :- Transfusion report
119 Internal Reports :- Single unit transfusion report
120 Internal Reports :- Stat broadcast audit report
121 Internal Reports :- System status report
122 Internal Reports :- Antibodies identified report
123 Internal Reports :- Crossmatch expiration/release notices
124 Inventory Reports :- Units received report
125 Inventory Reports :- Unit status list
126 Inventory Reports :- Expiring units report
127 Inventory Reports :- Components made log
128 Inventory Reports :- Pooled units log
129 Inventory Reports :- Inventory list and summary
130 Inventory Reports :- Outstanding unit report
131 Inventory Reports :- Overdue warning report
132 Inventory Reports :- Unverified results report
133 Inventory Reports :- Deleted units list
134 Inventory Reports :- Crossmatch/transfusion ratio statistics
135 Inventory Reports :- Unit final disposition report and summary
136 Inventory Reports :- Unit final disposition statistics summary
137 Inventory Reports :- Reserved units statistics report
138 Inventory Reports :- Associated units reports
139 Provide workload statistics reports based on effort required to perform a test, including clerical functions, the technologistsí time and the equipment and supplies necessary
140 Automatic issue of work credits upon requisition and results entry
141 Manual routine available for issuing work credits by shift, patient type and specimen priority
142 Workload summary report

>>> Integration
143 Order entry
144 Registration
145 Billing / Financial
146 Medical Records
147 Operating Room Management


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 October 2008 01:00 )  

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