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Give Where You Live for National Blood Donor Month

In the United States, 16 million units of blood are transfused per year from about 5% of the eligible population. For National Blood Donor Month, consider joining in and helping someone in your community. After all, blood is not only needed for emergency crises, disasters, and accidents. If you know someone with cancer, someone who … more »

Press Release: IT Synergistics’ BECS Software Includes Interface Support for Cross Donation Check System API for Source Plasma and Fresenius Kabi Medical Devices

Recently, IT Synergistics updated its blood bank management software to expand the medical devices used for blood collection. bexWISE Affirm now supports importing apheresis donations from the Fresenius Kabi product line – specifically, the Alyx® Component Collection System and Amicus® Separator (for apheresis collections), as well as original and Xi versions of the Aurora® device … more »

IT Synergistics Is First BECS Provider of Versiti’s “Find A Type Unit”

The rollout for the Find A Type Unit software solution from Versiti remains in progress. Blood Centers of America (BCA) is continuing to approach blood establishment computer software (BECS) vendors for the development of extraction programs that will transfer antigen negative units to the Find A Type Unit database. IT Synergistics has completed its data … more »

Press Release: IT Synergistics Releases New FDA-Compliant Bacterial Detection Process

BECS Software Update Includes Support for Bacterial Risk Control Strategies and “Find A Typed Unit” Antigen Search Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided new bacterial detection testing guidelines for the blood collection industry. IT Synergistics has updated its blood establishment computer system (BECS) software to be fully compliant with the new recommendations for … more »

Member Center Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Has Strong Donor Turnout for Winter Blood Drive in Greater St. Louis Area

The holiday season is a hectic time of the year. Unfortunately, blood donations are typically at their lowest during the harsh winter months. To help sustain the community blood supply during this time, Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, in partnership with Greater St. Louis area radio station, KSHE-95 FM, holds an annual winter blood drive.   … more »

Press Release: IT Synergistics Unveils bexWISE Engage – Its New Blood Donor Recruitment and Collections Scheduling Solution

bexWISE Engage Joins the bexWISE Suite, Providing a Streamlined Way to Manage Donor Recruitment, Blood Drive Planning and Staff Scheduling IT Synergistics is pleased to announce a new addition to the bexWISE™ suite of Blood Establishment Computer System (BECS) software – bexWISE Engage. This new product, designed for web and mobile use, handles customer relationship … more »

Annual In-Person Software Development Group Meeting Held May 14-15, 2019

IT Synergistics recently held an on-site meeting with its Software Development Group (SDG). Over a dozen attendees from member community blood centers participated in this two-day on-site workshop hosted by owner/member Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) at its headquarters in Davenport, IA. Attendees (pictured below) took a guided tour of the host location (which included donor … more »

Press Release: The Community Blood Center Live with LifeTec Elite / DoVac Elite

IT Synergistics announces The Community Blood Center (CBC) in Appleton, Wisconsin has completed their conversion to LifeTec Elite / DoVac Elite. CBC has achieved a critical milestone with this “go live” event for their Biomedical Enterprise Computer System (BECS). “Our conversion to LifeTec Elite / DoVac Elite is the culmination of 13 months of detailed … more »

Press Release: IT Synergistics Announces v29.05 BECS Software Release

Software Update Includes Enhancements for Internet Donor History Questionnaire and Macopharma External Device Interface  IT Synergistics has released a software update for its bexWISE™ blood establishment computer system (BECS) that includes improvements to bexWISE XPress, the Internet-based donor history questionnaire, and the third-party blood collection Macopharma interface. bexWISE XPress now supports the generation of two-dimensional … more »