Bellingham hospital cutting down on blood transfusions

In Uncategorized on September 17, 2015 at 4:48 pm

My research in the field of patient blood management (PBM) takes me to Peacehealth St. Joseph Medical Center, where I speak with the hospital’s blood utilization committee.  The hospital is making amazing strides in their efforts to cut down on blood transfusions, minimizing blood loss and patient risk:

Jan B. Wade, a PBM consultant,  speaks about the benefits of PBM to the patient’s health, as well as the hospital’s bank account:

(This story was originally produced for KGMI NewsTalk 790)

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