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Advisory Committee on Blood Safety June 2011 Meeting Agenda


Advisory Committee
Blood Safety and Availability
Department of Health and Human Services
Fortieth Meeting, June 7 & 8, 2011

The National Institute of Health
Building 31 6C Room 6
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: (301) 402-7836


Tuesday, June 7, 2011

08:00Doors OpenOpen to the Public
08:30Call to OrderChairman
08:35Roll Call/Conflict of InterestJerry A. Holmberg, PhD
Executive Secretary
08:40New Members OathHoward K. Koh, M.D., MPH
Assistant Secretary for Health
09:00Assistant Secretary for Health’s Charge to the CommitteeHoward K. Koh, M.D., MPH
Assistant Secretary for Health
Committee Updates
09:30Blood Products Advisory Committee UpdateJennifer Scharpf - FDA
09:45Biovigilance UpdateJerry A. Holmberg, PhD
10:00FDA/PPTA/HHS Workshop Summary:
Risk Mitigation Strategies to Address Procoagulant
Activity in Immune Globulin Products
Dorothy Scott, M.D. – FDA
10:15Break Time 

Adverse  Events and Reactions Update

10:30Blood and Plasma Product Adverse
Events and Reactions Update
Gilliam Conley – FDA
10:45Tissue Adverse Reactions UpdateLaura St. Martin, M.D. - FDA


11:00Overview of WHA Resolution, WHA 63.22/PAHO CD49.R18Malhi Cho, M.D. – PAHO, Washington DC
11:20Overview of WHO GuidelinesLuc Noel, M.D. – WHO, Geneva Switzerland
11:40Impact of Transplant Tourism in the U.S.Francis Delmonico, M.D. – New England Organ Bank, Boston MA
12:00CMS Conditions of Participation & AuditsDaniel Swartz - CMS
1:20Disease Transmissions Advisory Committee Role in Transplant SafetyEmily Blumberg, M.D., Hospital of the U. of Penn, Philadelphia, PA
1:50OPTN Operations & Safety Committee: Methodology and Current TrendsKimberly Taylor - UNOS
2:10Open Public Comment 
2:45General Committee DiscussionCommittee
Wednesday,  June 8, 2011
08:00Doors OpenOpen to the Public
08:30Call to Order
08:35Roll Call/Conflict of InterestJerry A. Holmberg, PhD
Executive Secretary

Patient Blood Management

08:40WHA Resolution 63.12 – Overview of WHO
Secretariat Report and WHA Resolution
Harvey Klein, M.D. - NIH
09:10Patient Blood Management Performance
Measures Project
Harriet Gammon, MSN, RN, CPHQ – The Joint Commission
09:40Economics of Blood TransfusionAxel Hofmann, M.E. – Medical Society for Blood Management, Austria
10:30Blood Component Utilization at the Hospital level: Guidelines, Education and EnforcementJoseph Sweeney, M.D. – Roger Williams Hospital, Providence R.I.
11:10Overview and Implementation of a Patient Blood
Management Program
Irwin Gross M.D. – Eastern Main Medical Center, Bangor MA
12:50Understanding the Past and Predicting the Future
Of Blood Requirements
Richard Benjamin, M.D. – ARC Rockville MD
1:30Red Cell Transfusion Management – Improving Patient Care and Safety Using Evidence Based GuidelinesRana Samuel, M.D. – Department of Veterans Affairs Buffalo, NY
2:30Open Public CommentsChairman
3:00Committee DiscussionCommittee