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February 2020

In this issue: Choosing Wisely at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Vanessa’s Law: New mandatory Health Canada reporting requirements for hospitals, Survey Results of Quality Improvement Initiatives in Transfusion Medicine

January 2020

In this issue: An Update: Transfusion Transmitted Injuries Surveillance System, Patient Blood Management

December 2019

In this issue: Fibrinogen Replacement For Bleeding After Cardiac Surgery and FAQ for Physicians

November 2019

In this issue: Code Orange – Simulation to Real Life, On the Road to a Massive Hemorrhage Protocol (MHP): Updated October, 2019.

October 2019

In this issue: Principal Findings in ORBCoN Platelet Utilization Audit, “Platelets – The Sticky Truth and why it matters to you!” 2019 Annual Videoconference Report

September 2019

In this issue: Should Group A Plasma Be Used in MHPs, Evening Symposium – Choosing Plasma Wisely: When and When Not to Use Plasma

June 2019

In this issue: The Second Sample – Blood Group Checks So You Can Catch Some ZZZZs, The Top Ten Hospital Issues Identified at Annual ORBCoN/CBS Hospital Site Visits from 2018-19, Provincial Redistribution Check-Up

May 2019

In this issue: Platelet Inventory Management: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Platelet Outdates, The Ontario Immune Globulin Screening Pilot (IGSP) for Neurology

April 2019

In this issue: The Top Transfusion-Related Non-Conformances Identified in 2018, Ontario AB Plasma Audit 2018 -How is AB Plasma Used?

March 2019

In this issue: Quality Improvement Initiatives and their Effect on Red Blood Cell and Frozen Plasma Utilization Rates, Conserving the Supply of Type O Rh Negative Red Cells: What is the Maximum Age of Child-bearing Potential in Ontario Women?