Guest Blogger Justin Kreuter, MD: AABB Embracing Change

Current AABB President, Dr. Szczepiorkowski, opened this meeting yesterday by highlighting the overarching theme of his presidency – change. Our community has indeed made tremendous change in recent years and it’s energizing to see #AABB17 continue to focus on these opportunities. AABB’s patient blood management efforts are a great example of notable achievements and necessary … Continue reading “Guest Blogger Justin Kreuter, MD: AABB Embracing Change”

No Pre-Op Anemia Program? Grow It Yourself

When it comes to getting a pre-operative anemia program off the ground and running, “grow it yourself” is the message from experts who discussed their experiences starting these programs. Dr. Himani Bhatt addressed a hospital-based program; Dr. Judy Lyzak discussed a blood center-based program; and Dr. Erin Meyer talked about a pediatric program. Changing culture … Continue reading “No Pre-Op Anemia Program? Grow It Yourself”