AUBURN, WA – April 27th, 2016 – Blood Bank Computer Systems, Inc. (BBCS) today announced a new partnership with SunCoast Blood Bank (SCBB). SCBB has chosen ABO Suite as their new Blood Establishment Computer System (BECS) which brings extensive cost savings, a better donor experience and additional innovation to their blood center.

“We are thrilled to be chosen by SCBB as their new BECS provider. We look forward to bringing SCBB industry-leading technologies that will allow them to operate more efficiently, decrease data entry errors and increase processing throughout. We are confident that our solutions will meet the needs of SCBB today and well into the future”, says Beth Simon, CEO of BBCS.

“After a thorough vetting, we are pleased to sign a long term agreement with BBCS to provide our BECS platform. We feel that the BBCS platform is the best system available and will allow us to be more efficient, while eliminating donor collection errors. In addition, because we are a “Green Certified” blood center, we are excited that the BBCS system will give us a pathway to finally become paperless.  We look forward to our new partnership with a progressive company like BBCS,” says Scott Bush, CEO of SunCoast Blood Bank.

SCBB is also a member of Blood Centers of America, and will be eligible to receive group purchasing discounts from the recently announced BBCS/BCA partnership. ABO Suite, along with the BCA partnership, will be SCBB’s biggest competitive advantage.

About BBCS

For over 30 years, Blood Bank Computer Systems, Inc. (BBCS) has been a dedicated partner to the blood banking industry. BBCS has chosen to remain privately owned to ensure that we can focus on fulfilling our commitments to our clients, the communities that they serve, and the industry. By establishing an annual BBCS CEO Summit, hosting annual meetings with our User Group, and participating in industry conferences we have built rich partnerships with our clients, vendors, and industry organizations.

About SCBB

SunCoast Blood Bank provides a reliable supply of quality blood products and services to hospitals and health centers in need. Our singular purpose is to collect, test, process, match, store and distribute all the blood products required to serve the hospitals and health centers in our community. As a not-for-profit, independent community blood bank, SunCoast Blood Bank distinguishes itself through outstanding customer service which is demonstrated through personalized and sincere interactions with every donor and guest and confirms our deep appreciation and respect for all who attempt to donate.