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June 2017 Newsletter

How do we interpret the “60 minute” rule? By: Yulia Lin, MD, FRCPC, Transfusion Medicine Specialist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Six years ago, I wrote an article for the ORBCON newsletter entitled “How do we interpret the 30 minute rule?”

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May 2017 Newsletter

Educational Videoconference Symposium: Another Great Success  By: Tracy Cameron, ORBCoN Project Coordinator, NE Ontario   Since 2007, a partnership has existed between Canadian Blood Services (CBS) and the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN) to plan, co-chair, provide funding for, and execute

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April 2017 Newsletter

Transfusion Quality Improvement: One Hospital’s Story  By: Krista Walters, Charge Technologist, Mary Green, Laboratory Manager Niagara Health System (NHS) and Denise Evanovitch, ORBCoN Regional Manager, SW Ontario   Niagara Health System (NHS) consists of five community hospitals: Douglas Memorial in Fort Erie,

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March 2017 Newsletter

The ORBCoN Report Newsletter: Introduction to New Format  By: Denise Evanovitch, ORBCoN Regional Manager, SW Ontario As the world of technology evolves, ORBCoN endeavours to change with it. In the early days of ORBCoN, we issued a paper-based newsletter twice a

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