Checklist for Avoiding Blood Wastage Related to the OR Mobile App
Blood wastage in the operating room can be costly and does a disservice to those who donate blood.
How does it work?
Use the app to ensure staff know to keep blood products at the proper temperature in the operating room and are aware of the blood expiration time. Return unused blood products promptly after the case. Hold people accountable by monitoring wastage. Educate surgeons and anesthesia providers as to how long it takes to obtain blood. The Checklist for Avoiding Blood Wastage Related to the OR mobile app allows you to replace your paper checklist with a smartphone, tablet or desktop. The mobile form includes fields to document items such as date, hospital, department, surgeon and captures a signature. Once the mobile app is filled out a secure PDF is generated. The PDF is easy to share, and a copy is stored in your account for your blood bank records. You can also use the App Builder to personalize and customize this mobile form.