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Patient Blood Management: The evidence for benefits!

Categories: Site News, Operating Theatre, Patient Safety, Public, Innovation, Latest News, Public publish | Author: KateTynan | Posted: 7/02/2017 | Views: 1584
Saving resources, reducing costs, improving patient outcomes

Western Australia have been leading the way in Patient Blood Management, see this latest publication demonstrating the many benefits of a strong PBM program.  Improved outcomes and reduced costs associated with a health system–wide patient blood management program: a retrospective, observational study in four major adult tertiary-care hospitals  Free online, click here

  • See your KPI Report and National Standards Report that show 2 new PBM indicators. To see how The Roundtable can assist with your PBM program click here
  • A few key points:
-Product cost savings of $18.5M
-Estimated activity based cost savings of $80-100M over 6 years
-28% reduction in mortality
-15% reduction in LOS
-21% decrease in hospital-acquired complications
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