Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 28, 2013
OneBlood, the nation’s third largest blood center, recently selected BloodHub as its supply chain automation partner. OneBlood’s strategic objectives include platform and process standardization, predictable management of customer service and hospital inventories, as well as consolidation of system wide processes.
In addition to the operational benefits envisioned in the early phases of implementation, BloodHub will yield substantial and recurring cost savings from staff productivity gains, error reduction, fewer outdates, and improved production planning. These hard-dollar efficiencies are more than side benefits; they are vital contributors to OneBlood’s stated mission of providing cost-effective products to its valued customer base.
Benefits to hospital users include fewer errors, improved communication and product utilization, increased staff productivity and greater visibility of key metrics including order turnaround time, order fill rates and inventory par levels.
OneBlood's Senior Vice President for Biologics, Alicia Prichard, commented: “For us, the choice was clear. We selected BloodHub for its ease of use, feature depth and proven customer satisfaction. Long term, BloodHub enables our strategic objectives, and delivers on OneBlood’s vision to integrate our operations while providing exceptional value to our hospitals. Equally important, we were impressed with the founders’ commitment to our success, their speed of execution, and consistent track record."
Lance Reed, OneBlood’s Chief Information and Technology Officer added: “BloodHub is built on an open, standards-based architecture that renders integration with our existing information assets not only possible, but easy and seamless. The open architecture also allows us to mine valuable data streams to uncover additional opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies.” Reed concluded: “B
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