|From left are Charles Robinette, MT (ASCP), blood bank supervisor; Kathryn Knight, MD, medical director of HMC’s lab; and Kenny Lowery, MT (ASCP), lab director.|
Hamilton Medical Center’s blood bank was recently re-accredited through the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). The accreditation program promotes the highest standard of care for patients, donors and products in all aspects of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, transplantation and relationship testing.
The AABB supports high standards for medical, technical and administrative performance, scientific investigation, clinical application and education. The association is committed to improving health by developing and delivering standards, accreditation and educational programs that focus on optimizing patient and donor care and safety.