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MARCH 2018

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PBM Certificate Course
September 12, 2018

SABM Annual Meeting
September 13 - 15, 2018


The Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)
invites healthcare organizations worldwide to participate in this week dedicated to educating patients and healthcare professionals about patient blood management.

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SABM 2018 Newsletter Publication Schedule

March | July | November

Carolyn Burns, MD

Tiffany Hall, RN
Associate Editor

Sherri Ozawa, RN
Kevin Wright

Contributors for This Issue

Dale Black
Deborah Didesch, CRNFA, BSN, BHA
Becky Rock, RN
Keith Samolyk, CCP
Aryeh Shander, MD
Stacie Smith, CLS
Pierre R. Tibi, MD
Jessica Varisco, RN

Marketing Director
Dale Black

Membership Services
Carmen Melseth

SABM Officers and

News & Events

Highlights from

Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s 5th Annual
Patient Blood Management Dinner Symposium

held September 28, 2017


Yavapai College Performing Arts Center

Approximately 485 members from the community were in attendance to enjoy dinner and educational opportunities with PBM industry partners before hearing presentations on how the community is benefiting from PBM , where we’ve been and what lies ahead in PBM, the Primary Care Physician’s impact on patient readiness, the application of PBM in orthopedic surgery and the role of ethics in PBM. The program included audience participation, patient interviews and was concluded with a Q & A panel of presenters, four of whom are SABM members!

Yavapi Regional Medical Center Collage


On Friday, November, 3, 2017, The Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey, hosted The International Symposium on Patient Blood Management.

This 8th annual symposium that was held at Englewood Hospital featured speakers whose distinguished careers embrace patient blood management as a standard of care for patients. The faculty of this academic meeting included Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP, Executive Medical Director of the Patient Blood Management Institute at Englewood Hospital, Sherri Ozawa, RN, Clinical Director of Patient Blood Management, Daryl J. Kor, MD, MSc, from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Kai Zacharowski, MD, from the University Hospital of Frankfurt in Germany, Pierre Tibi, MD, from Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Arizona, and Axel Hofmann, ME, Professor at the Institute of Anesthesiology at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Surgery, University of Western Australia.

The program had over 200 medical professionals in attendance and was webcast live to a worldwide audience of over 1,000 people.


View the NEW Fourth Edition Clinical Standards for PBM

Check out the NEW Second Edition Quality Guide to Administrative and Clinical Standards

Check out the SABM Executive Guide for Patient Blood Management Programs

Consider submitting your future manuscripts in PBM for peer review and publication in this new section. The success of this endeavor will depend on the provision of material to make it lively and attractive to our colleagues and other professionals in the field.

Members Invited to Submit Papers CLICK HERE 

Join SABM's Call to Action for Medicare to Expand Coverage for Treatment of Anemia!

HERE for detailed information about what you can do to get involved.
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