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News Release: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Publishes Article on FACT Clinical Outcome Review Process #

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NEWS RELEASE
Issued: November 21, 2019
Contact: Linda Miller


OMAHA, Neb. - The journal Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BBMT) published the article, Integration of Publicly Reported Center Outcomes into Standards and Accreditation: The FACT Model (LeMaistre et al, 2019). Combining historical information with aggregate data collated from corrective action plans (CAPs) submitted to FACT, the article provides an overview of FACT’s process for evaluating one-year survival and preliminary themes found in CAPs.
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FACT Announces Accreditations - October 2019 #

In October 2019, six entities received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. For a complete list of programs achieving accreditation, review the full accreditation report.

FACT Announces Accreditations June - September 2019 #

From June through September 2019, 20 entities received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. For a complete list of programs achieving accreditation, review the full accreditation report.

Updated Donor History Questionnaires Now Available #

HPC, Apheresis and HPC, Marrow DHQ Version 2.0, June 2019
The HPC, Apheresis and HPC, Marrow Donor History Questionnaire materials have been updated to version 2.0. A complete summary of the updates incorporated in this new version is in the chart detailing the changes from version 1.9.

HPC, Cord Blood DHQ Version 1.7, June 2019
The HPC, Cord Donor History Questionnaire materials have been updated to version 1.7. The changes update some FDA guidance document names, dates, and/or website links, located within the DHQ, to the current version. A complete summary of the updates incorporated in this new version is in the chart detailing the changes from version 1.6.

FACT Announces April and May 2019 Accreditations #

During April and May of 2019, 16 entities received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. For a complete list of programs achieving accreditation, review the full accreditation report.

Feedback Requested: FACT-JACIE Standards #

Preparation of the Eighth Edition FACT-JACIE International Standards for Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy Product Collection, Processing, and Administration will commence this summer. Final publication is expected in March 2021.

FACT and JACIE invite you to complete a short survey focusing on general concepts of interest. You are also encouraged to promote this survey in your national or regional professional society. Responses will be accepted through June 15, 2019.

The results of this survey will be reported to the Standards Steering Committee for review and consideration.

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FACT Announces 2018 Fourth and 2019 First Quarter Accreditations #

During the fourth quarter of 2018 and first quarter of 2019, 40 entities received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. For a complete list of programs achieving accreditation, review the full accreditation report.




		
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Hoxworth Blood Center Apheresis Collection Facility and its Cellular Therapies Division have been accredited by FACT since 2003. The program values their FACT accreditation and the impact it has had on their program’s continuous quality improvement objectives. Read more