RMC has held American Association of Blood Banks Accreditation since 1978

Posted 3/17/2014 in Laboratory

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester is one of nine facilities in the state of Iowa that is an American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) accredited facility. The AABB accreditation is internationally recognized and facilities that have achieved AABB accreditation are known to provide quality products and services.

 “Our lab team at RMC is very diligent in making sure we safely collect, process, test, distribute, and administer blood and blood products,” stated Lois Kruse, RRT, RCP, RMC Lab/Respiratory Care Manager.  “Joyce Funke, BSMT, ASCP, as our Blood Bank Supervisor, has been integral in our successful accreditation, but our entire Lab team makes it all come together.  Their efforts are directly linked to RMC’s successful accreditation as an AABB facility for the past 36 years.”