Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in Patient Blood Management (PBM). The public has the opportunity to learn from these PBM pioneers by watching Patient Blood Management: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, YRMC’s sixth PBM Symposium.

The Symposium will be broadcast live via the Internet for the public to watch from the comfort of their homes. Log-in to learn about the science and history behind PBM on:

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time
Log-In Options: YRMCHealthConnect.org/pbm or Facebook.com/YavapaiRegionalMedicalCenter

What is PBM?

What does PBM mean to you as a patient? It minimizes blood loss, reduces unnecessary transfusions and improves patient outcomes when medical teams embrace evidence-based medical and surgical concepts guided by the principles of PBM.

Watch YRMC Patient Blood Management Services on YouTube.

YRMC’s PBM Symposium will include an expert panel and short videos that highlight significant PBM experiences among Symposium participants.

PBM Symposium Experts: Informative & Interesting

Additionally, these Prescott, Arizona PBM experts will give thought-provoking, informative talks on:

  • The Wonder of Blood
    Daniel Beck, MD, Anesthesiologist, Prescott Anesthesia
  • The History of Transfusion Medicine
    Pierre Tibi, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Patient Blood Management and the James Family Heart Center at YRMC West
  • Transfusion Medicine, Where We are Today
    Elizabeth Black, Data Manager/Assistant Coordinator, Patient Blood Management Program, YRMC
  • Transfusion Medicine, What the Future Holds
    Jared Head, AGACNP-BC, Hospitalist, NAZ Hospitalists
  • Heart Surgery Without “Surgery”
    Soundos Moualla, MD, Cardiologist, YRMC PhysicianCare
  • Nurses: Creating an Environment in Which Patients Thrive
    Selina Bliss, MS, PhD, RN, YRMC
  • Out-of-Town, But Not Out-of-Time
    Dale Black, Patient Blood Management Program Coordinator, YRMC

For more information about Patient Blood Management: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, visit YRMCHealthConnect.org/pbm.