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Decades of experience and high-level expertise in blood collection, testing, logistics, distribution, special services and research propel Vitalant forward to advance the experience, practice and application of transfusion medicine. Simply put, we are the conduit that connects people with their lifesaving potential.
As trusted stewards of the blood supply, we focus our efforts every single day on making sure enough blood is available for patients when and where they need it. With help from our amazing blood donors and blood drive host organizations, we provide the necessary blood components that loved ones need to survive, heal and overcome: perhaps platelets to battle leukemia, red cells to recover from surgery or plasma to control bleeding.
In addition, many of our locations offer therapeutic procedures and stem cell processing to support patients being treated for iron overload syndromes, auto-immune diseases and cancer, among other conditions. Our medical team works hand-in-hand with physicians to map out a treatment plan for their patients. And, our knowledgeable staff performs these special collections right at the hospital or at our donation centers.
Our purpose is helping people realize their life-transforming potential. We strive to make blood donation comfortable, easy and convenient with about 120 donation centers across the country and more than 30,000 blood drives annually. We’re committed to providing donation opportunities wherever people gather, empowering them to act on their urge to help others with their lifesaving gift.
Vitalant provides a safe, dependable blood supply to about 900 hospitals and their patients across the U.S., while our BioCare subsidiary provides plasma-derived therapeutic biologicals. Both tailor their services to facilities ranging from major medical centers in the largest urban areas to community hospitals in remote rural areas.
Hospitals and physicians count on us for exemplary responsiveness and expertise across a varied geographic footprint. We offer a comprehensive package of tools and a unique collaborative approach to help hospitals achieve their goals by implementing evidence-based strategies that reduce costs, demonstrate quality conformance and improve patient safety and outcomes.
Vitalant is committed to forever changing how people experience transfusion medicine in the communities we serve. We measure impact in moments, second chances and lives transformed. Every day, we empower others to act on their urge to help and are inspired by ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
We constantly leverage our national network of community donation centers to deliver blood to hospitals locally and across the U.S. And, during times of regional disasters, severe weather and unexpected tragedies, our experienced team immediately coordinates sending blood to help our neighbors in other parts of the country where blood collection is severely limited or even non-existent.
“I encourage everyone to give blood. Just look at Ollie - 11 individuals helped him survive and we are forever grateful."
- KATIE, MOTHER OF OLIVER, BLOOD RECIPIENT
Because of you, life doesn’t stop
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