Blood Systems is an internationally known leader in transfusion medicine founded on the principles of quality, excellence and service. Their headquarters are located in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.
Founded in 1943 as the Salt River Valley Blood Bank in Phoenix, Arizona, today Blood Systems is one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit transfusion medicine organizations.
The Blood Services division, their largest, provides leadership, policy and shared services to its blood centers. It facilitates comprehensive blood service contracting for national and regional healthcare systems. Their blood centers provide blood, blood components and special services to patients in some 1,000 hospitals across the country.
Blood Systems Research Institute generates and analyzes data to aid the US and worldwide transfusion community by recommending testing strategies and technology. Creative Testing Solutions, a joint venture, is the largest independent blood donor testing organization in the country with several high volume laboratories. The BioCARE division distributes therapeutic biologicals and recombinant coagulation factors, including such products as albumin, coagulation factors, fibrin sealants, IVIG and Rh immune globulin. Their CanyonCARE Rx specialty pharmacy is part of BioCARE.