OneBlood maintains affiliations with the most prominent organizations in our industry – allowing access to new opportunities, research, partnerships and information critical to maintaining a safe and adequate blood supply for the community.

America’s Blood Centers (ABC)

America’s Blood CentersABC is an international network of local, non-profit, community blood centers founded 1962. ABC members subscribe to a community-based blood banking philosophy. This means community donors know that the blood they give stays in that community first -- helping family members, friends and neighbors. Excess supply is shared with other communities who need it most.

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American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)

American Association of Blood BanksAABB established in 1947, is an international association of blood banks, including hospital and community blood centers, transfusion and transplantation services and individuals involved in activities related to transfusion and transplantation medicine. AABB supports high standards of medical, technical and administrative performance, scientific investigation, clinical application and education. It is dedicated to encouraging the voluntary donation of blood and other tissues and organs through education, public information and research.

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South Central Association of Blood Banks (SCABB)

South Central Association of Blood BanksOneBlood is an active member of the SCABB. South Central Association of Blood Banks (SCABB) is a nonprofit organization consisting of ten states: Texas, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida. The individual members of the association are healthcare workers such as medical technologists, nurses, physicians, administrators, donor recruiters, phlebotomists, and industry representatives interested in the field of transfusion medicine. The institutional members are hospitals, blood donor centers, and blood testing centers. The corporate members are companies that support SCABB and provide products and services for the individual and institutional members of the organization.

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Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular TherapyFounded in 1996, the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) establishes standards for high quality medical and laboratory practice in cellular therapies. FACT is a non-profit corporation co-founded by the International Society for Cellular Therapy and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation for the purposes of voluntary inspection and accreditation in the field of cellular therapy.  FACT is guided by the belief that the Standards, the expertise, and the depth and breadth of their inspection and accreditation program will help ensure the highest quality patient care and laboratory performance, and ultimately, the best outcomes for patients.

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NMDP (National Marrow Donor Program)

NMDP (National Marrow Donor Program)National Marrow Donor Program and its donor recruitment division, Be the Match, are nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating an opportunity for all patients to receive the bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplants they need, when they need it.

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