Waseem Anani, MD, medical director of ARUP Blood Services, announced the new Whole Blood Titans program from the University of Utah Hospital helipad on October 18.
ARUP Blood Services has announced the rollout of its Whole Blood Titan program, which will encourage donations of low-titer, type O blood that is vital to saving lives in emergency situations.
ARUP Blood Services has aligned its donor eligibility assessment processes to follow recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guideline updates, and the changes will take effect on July 18, 2023.
The FDA now recommends the same assessment questions for all donors, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. ARUP Blood Services is one of the first donor centers to update processes in response.
Add a blood donation to your summer checklist and sign up to donate at a blood drive hosted by ARUP Blood Services.
Blood donor centers across the country struggle to fulfill hospital demand for blood in the summer. ARUP Blood Services will host three public blood drives this summer to help patients in need.
A memorial was created by Heather Shober’s family to honor her life and raise awareness of amniotic fluid embolism (AFE).
The Hussey and Shober families host an annual blood drive each March to honor a beloved family member who died in childbirth.
The Spring 2023 edition of Magnify: The Art and Science of Diagnostic Medicine, is now available online and explores the legacy and future of transfusion medicine at ARUP.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its blood donation guidelines to remove a former ban related to concern about variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) transmission.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its guidelines to allow individuals who lived or worked in the United Kingdom, France, or Ireland to donate blood and platelets.
ARUP Blood Services is giving out concert tickets and National Parks annual passes to blood and platelet donors all summer.
Noël Pusey, a medical laboratory scientist in ARUP Laboratories’ Immunohematology Reference Lab, performs testing to ensure that patients in need of blood transfusions are matched to the most suitable donors.
As an ARUP blood bank specialist, Noël Pusey uses both creativity and science to solve puzzles in transfusion medicine and help patients.
AirMed carries O-negative blood and AB plasma on each flight. Approximately two patients per week receive blood products on the way to the hospital. This blood is from individuals who donated through ARUP Blood Services.
AirMed and ARUP Blood Services commemorate a yearlong partnership in which ARUP has provided blood for AirMed to transfuse patients in flight.
A donor collection specialist at the ARUP Blood Services Donor Center in Sandy bandages a donor’s arm after she has finished donating blood. ARUP is seeking donations of O-positive and O-negative blood to help address a critical shortage.
ARUP Blood Services and University of Utah Health join Intermountain Healthcare and the American Red Cross asking Utahns to donate blood.
Perhaps more than ever before, ARUP Blood Services is relying on high school students to help save lives through blood donations, as its usual donor sources have diminished.
When one of the University of Utah’s (U of U’s) AirMed helicopters take off on an emergency call, there is now a small cooler onboard containing their latest means of saving lives — blood.