MINNEAPOLIS Jan. 20, 2011 California
the United States
Improving time to transplant is vitally important, as it directly impacts patient survival. Research shows that patients transplanted earlier in their disease stage have better outcomes than patients with advanced disease. The NMDP currently facilitates more than 5,000 transplants each year. The current time to transplant averages 96 days.
Velos is designing a solution to house, integrate and manage patient and stem cell source data records that meet the NMDP’s needs for both medical and other records related to donors and cellular therapy products. The new system will help manage clinical records, donor medical records and donated cord blood inventory information. This includes managing and tracking adult donor and cord blood unit match requests for patients in need of a transplant – from the time potential matches are identified, to further testing to determine the best match, through transplant.
Additionally, many of the NMDP’s network partners including donor centers, public cord blood banks, apheresis centers and collection centers will have access to the system, streamlining communication and speeding the overall time to transplant for patients. The Velos back engine is capable of processing massive data complexity and volume, but is designed to be easy to learn and use.
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SOURCE Velos Inc.