Cooperating with Industry Affiliates
Affiliations are another opportunity for BBCS to give our clients confidence in knowing that BBCS is networked with industry leaders. Throughout our history, we’ve worked in close collaboration with blood banking organizations and their third-party vendors to continually advance the effectiveness of technology solutions and support the mission of our clients.
BBCS is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks and a contributing sponsor of the National Blood Foundation. Continued dedication to quality and service has made BBCS a leader in the blood banking community.
BBCS has current affiliations with the following organizations:
IBM and the iSeries have long been at the heart of the BBCS solution. BBCS is a Certified IBM Business Solution Provider. This partnership provides BBCS and its clients with a superior level of operating system and hardware support. Through the use of IBM’s hardware configurations, clients can be assured that their current and future hardware needs are met. As an IBM Business Partner, BBCS can also provide its clients with IBM-related products and services at substantial savings.
BBCS is a proud member of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), an international, not-for-profit association representing individuals and institutions involved in the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. This association supports high standards amongst the nation’s community blood banks and hospital transfusion centers. BBCS has been actively involved with AABB and the annual AABB convention since the 1980s, and we continue to support the organization and our member clients in their commitment to optimizing patient and donor care and safety.
National Blood Foundation
BBCS has been contributing to the National Blood Foundation’s mission since 1997. BBCS recognizes their vital role in supporting research and education towards the best treatment and practices for blood banking and transfusion medicine.
Applied Science is a designer and manufacturer of next generation, integrated blood collection monitors and mixers, including the HemoFlow line of products. The Applied Science HemoFlow 400XS with CMRS v.2.4 device has been certified for use with the BBCS Primary Application, Version 5.4.3 and CMRS BBCS.dll v.188.8.131.52 is certified for use with BBCS Primary Application, Version 5.5 and ABO Suite. Certification assures clients that this device has been thoroughly tested and verified to operate with BBCS products.