FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2017
Stanford Blood Center Joins
National Blood Collaborative, LLC
West Warwick, RI, May 15, 2017—National Blood Collaborative (NBC) today announced the addition of Stanford Blood Center (SBC), headquartered in Palo Alto, CA into its membership.
As a national organization of affiliated blood centers, NBC provides an environment to pursue innovative business initiatives that support the communities and hospital customers NBC serves. “The addition of SBC complements the current NBC membership while their highly successful management team will help us deliver on our strategic plan. Our members are thrilled to have such an innovative and community oriented blood center join NBC”, stated Wendy Trivisonno, President of NBC.
Harpreet Sandhu, Chief Executive Officer of SBC, says the National Blood Collaborative (NBC) is a great partnership fit for SBC. “This exciting partnership with NBC will allow us to create a network of contacts nation-wide so that we can continue with our upward momentum of ingenuity and diversification. The collaboration will take our transfusion medicine continuum of care to the next level of efficiency and delivery.”
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About Stanford Blood Center
Stanford Blood Center (SBC) was originally created in 1978 to meet the complex transfusion needs of Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. SBC also provides tailored blood products and clinical trial services for numerous research programs. Today, the center also provides blood products, infectious disease screening and histocompatibility testing services to multiple community hospitals, and is a recognized leader in the field of transfusion and transplantation medicine. More information is available at bloodcenter.stanford.edu.
About National Blood Collaborative
National Blood Collaborative (NBC) is a national network of leading blood centers that came together in 2012 to create a new U.S. blood services organization. Working in partnership, NBC has the capacity to respond to the increasing economic demands of hospitals and healthcare systems—efficiently and cost effectively – by collecting, processing and distributing almost one million blood components every year. NBC serves hospital customers in 35 states and is a worldwide provider of biological products to life sciences and pharmaceutical companies. We specialize in all human blood derived components, platelet lysate, cord blood and specialized donor draws requiring IRB approved collections on a national scale. For more information about NBC, visit www.nationalbloodcollaborative.org.