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Mediware Information Systems, LifeTrak Donor, Lab & Distribution (Blood Bank 2017)

Mediware Information Systems, LifeTrak Donor, Lab & Distribution (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 LifeTrak Donor, Lab & Distribution
Configuration of blood bank system standalone–designed to interface with select EHRs
•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* May 2017
Last major release or update of featured blood bank system December 2015 (version 2015)
Total number of contracts for sites operating blood bank system 19
No. of sales of blood bank system between June 2016–June 2017 4
No. of installations of blood bank system between June 2016–June 2017 3
No. of sites operating blood bank system 108
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with donor and transfusion services 19
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with donor services only 0
•Sites that are U.S. hospitals with transfusion services only 0
•Sites that are U.S. regional blood centers with donor services only 39
•Sites that are U.S. regional blood centers with donor and transfusion services 43
•Sites that are foreign hospitals and regional blood centers 4 (Lebanon, Germany, Japan, Guam)
•Other sites 3 (donor testing services)
Market blood bank system outside the United States yes (English speaking markets)
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 3.3, 4.6, 2012 R3, 2013 R2, 2015, 2015 R2
Operating system(s) Linux
Databases and tools Oracle
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 installed/available via a companion product
•Autologous and directed unit tracking installed
•Tracking of units delivered to OR or ED for remote inventory storage available via a companion product
•Direct entry of test results/Crossmatch results installed/available via a companion product
•Neonatal compatibility testing available via a companion product
•Electronic crossmatch decision-making available via a companion product
•Antigen typing installed
•Integrated bedside check for transfusion using positive patient ID available via a companion product
•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 available via a companion product
•Donor recruitment and management installed
•Ability to manage and execute donor questionnaire installed
•Scheduling of mobile donor events installed
•Laptop-based mobile donor registration module installed
•Source or recovered plasma management installed
•Accounts receivable not available via this software
•Management reports installed
•Ad hoc report writer available via a third party
•Ability to determine query language for accessing data available via a third party
•Quality control management/Collection management installed/installed
•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 available via a companion product
Interfaces to automated donor infectious disease testing instruments yes (to instruments from Abbott, Ortho, Roche, Bio-Rad)
Interfaces to automated ABO/Rh/antibody screening instruments yes (to instruments from Olympus, Immucor)
Electronic interface to bedside patient ID systems no
Recommended tools to help clients validate system validation services from Mediware, BC Solutions
System provides indexed field in each test definition for LOINC code
Provide LOINC dictionary for each new installation
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, user-defined interfaces, dictionary settings, table configurations, others
Provide list of client sites to potential customers on request yes (per agreement with existing customers)
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); pricing based on customer size and needs
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) • robust, Web enabled, and scalable; supports small to large multi-site facilities; provides process-control system for blood centers and high-volume donor testing services • unique pathogen-reduction control processes and API interface for illumination data; multiple open APIs • supported by a dedicated blood centers technology staff
*based on July 2017 survey deadline
**pricing for existing sites; total cost includes hardware, software, installation, and training
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