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Haemonetics Corp., SafeTrace Tx (Blood Bank 2017)

Haemonetics Corp., SafeTrace Tx (Blood Bank 2017)

Blood bank information systems, September 2017

Contact Information

Haemonetics Corp.
Bob Grady
bgrady@haemonetics.com
400 Wood Road
Braintree, MA 02184
877-996-7877


Name of blood bank system SafeTrace Tx†
Configuration of blood bank system standalone–designed to interface with any LIS or EHR
•Percentage of blood bank system clients that use another company’s LIS
First-ever blood bank system installation (any brand or model) 1999
Most recent blood bank system installation* June 2017
Last major release or update of featured blood bank system March 2016 (version 3.12.0)
Total number of contracts for sites operating blood bank system
No. of sales of blood bank system between June 2016–June 2017
No. of installations of blood bank system between June 2016–June 2017
No. of sites operating blood bank system
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with donor and transfusion services
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with donor services only
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with transfusion services only
•Sites that are U.S. regional blood centers with donor services only
•Sites that are U.S. regional blood centers with donor and transfusion services
•Sites that are foreign hospitals and regional blood centers
•Other sites
Market blood bank system outside the United States yes (Canada, Ethiopia)
Human languages (other than English) supported by blood bank system
No. of employees in entire company 3,107
No. of employees dedicated solely to blood bank systems development, installation, support
Versions of product in field covered by FDA 510(k) clearance SafeTrace Tx 3.12.0, SafeTrace Tx 3.5.0
Operating system(s) Windows-based servers, Intel based, determined by Oracle
Databases and tools Oracle, Crystal Reports
Features/modules
•Biometric ID of donors/Biometric ID of patients not available via this software/not available via this software
•Full support of ISBT 128 unit labeling installed
•Barcode reading of donor and unit information installed
•Unit inventory in donor center/In transfusion service available via a companion product/installed
•Autologous and directed unit tracking installed
•Tracking of units delivered to OR or ED for remote inventory storage installed
•Direct entry of test results/Crossmatch results installed/installed
•Neonatal compatibility testing installed
•Electronic crossmatch decision-making installed
•Antigen typing installed
•Integrated bedside check for transfusion using positive patient ID installed
•Track all steps in production of product installed
•Print donor unit labels—barcoded available via a companion product
•Unique ID labeling of split products installed
•Interfaces with blood irradiator or centrifuges installed
•Centralized transfusion service capability installed
•Donor recruitment and management available via a companion product
•Ability to manage and execute donor questionnaire available via a companion product
•Scheduling of mobile donor events available via a companion product
•Laptop-based mobile donor registration module available via a companion product
•Source or recovered plasma management available via a companion product
•Accounts receivable not available via this software
•Management reports installed
•Ad hoc report writer not available via this software
•Ability to determine query language for accessing data not available via this software
•Quality control management/Collection management installed/available via a companion product
•Cord blood processing not available via this software
•Biologics management not available via this software
•Business analytics not available via this software
•Blood bank utilization installed
Interfaces to automated donor infectious disease testing instruments
Interfaces to automated ABO/Rh/antibody screening instruments yes (to instruments from Immucor, Ortho, Grifols, Beckman Coulter, Abbott)
Electronic interface to bedside patient ID systems yes (to Haemonetics’ system and to systems from Epic, CareFusion, McKesson, Siemens)
Recommended tools to help clients validate system validation guidelines, templates, and test plan for critical control checks from Haemonetics; validation services through Haemonetics’ PeopleMed subsidiary
System provides indexed field in each test definition for LOINC code yes
Provide LOINC dictionary for each new installation yes
User group/Source code yes (meets via webinar, conference call, in person)/no
Methods by which users can tailor blood bank system in their own setting ad hoc query tools, user-defined interfaces, dictionary settings, table settings
Provide list of client sites to potential customers on request yes (partial list of comparable sites)
Clients restricted from sharing experience with company or software no
Standard software maintenance fee covers periodic updates to software yes
Functionality provided via ASP or cloud-based data center available as a local server or an ASP or cloud-based product (client’s option)
Total cost for smallest standalone blood bank system installation**
Total cost for largest standalone blood bank system installation**
Total incremental cost for smallest blood bank system configuration install**
Total incremental cost for largest blood bank system configuration install**
Distinguishing features (supplied by company) • multi-layered, easy-to-enforce safety checks and patented patient/product compatibility testing algorithms • patents for Patient-At-A-Glance Bar for quick and easy access to complete patient history and test information and multi-hospital, multi-site, and central transfusion service functionality • full interface with BloodTrack software solutions, enabling safe and secure point-of-care blood management
*based on July 2017 survey deadline †also marketed by McKesson as McKesson Blood Bank
**pricing for existing sites; total cost includes hardware, software, installation, and training
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