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Mediware Information Systems, HCLL (Blood Bank 2017)

Mediware Information Systems, HCLL (Blood Bank 2017)

Blood bank information systems, September 2017

Contact Information

Mediware Information Systems
Steve Sedlock/John Wolf
info@mediware.com
11711 W. 79th St.
Lenexa, KS 66214
913-307-1000


Name of blood bank system HCLL
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) 1980
Most recent blood bank system installation* June 2017
Last major release or update of featured blood bank system March 2017 (version 2016 SP2)
Total number of contracts for sites operating blood bank system 307
No. of sales of blood bank system between June 2016–June 2017 18
No. of installations of blood bank system between June 2016–June 2017 34
No. of sites operating blood bank system 494
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with donor and transfusion services 22
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with donor services only 6
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with transfusion services only 439
•Sites that are U.S. regional blood centers with donor services only 3
•Sites that are U.S. regional blood centers with donor and transfusion services 8
•Sites that are foreign hospitals and regional blood centers 16 (Ireland, Singapore, Canada, England, Germany, Guam, Japan, Italy, South Korea, Cuba, Spain, Turkey)
•Other sites 0
Market blood bank system outside the United States yes (South America, Middle East, UK, Canada, Singapore)
Human languages (other than English) supported by blood bank system
No. of employees in entire company 523
No. of employees dedicated solely to blood bank systems development, installation, support 56
Versions of product in field covered by FDA 510(k) clearance 4.2, 4.6, 4.7, HCLL 2012, HCLL 2013, HCLL 2014, HCLL 2014 R2, HCLL 2015 SP1, HCLL 2016 SP2
Operating system(s) Windows server 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008
Databases and tools Microsoft SQL server 2014, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008
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 available via a third party
•Track all steps in production of product installed
•Print donor unit labels—barcoded installed
•Unique ID labeling of split products installed
•Interfaces with blood irradiator or centrifuges not available via this software
•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 available via a companion product
•Management reports installed
•Ad hoc report writer installed
•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 available via a companion product
•Biologics management available via a companion product
•Business analytics available via a companion product
•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, Bio-Rad, Grifols)
Electronic interface to bedside patient ID systems yes (to systems from Epic, CareFusion)
Recommended tools to help clients validate system standard validation scripts and validation services from Mediware
System provides indexed field in each test definition for LOINC code no
Provide LOINC dictionary for each new installation no
User group/Source code yes (meets via webinar, conference call, in person)/escrow
Methods by which users can tailor blood bank system in their own setting ad hoc query tools, configurator module for customizing test screens, truth tables, orders, billing, forms, screen displays
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) • offer HCLL Web browser-based transfusion system; HCLL can be configured for institutions of any size • more than 60 safety checks throughout system, with 15 at time of issue; multiple users can access same patient simultaneously • Sequel System Reporting Services provides means for a facility to create reports as needed, schedule report times, and distribute via email and/or specific printers
*based on July 2017 survey deadline
**pricing for existing sites; total cost includes hardware, software, installation, and training
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