Auburn, WA (November 21, 2014) – Blood Bank Computer Systems, Inc. (BBCS) today announced that it has joined the fight against the Ebola virus disease by partnering with Clinical Research Management, Inc. (ClinicalRM) to provide support to the Ebola-affected countries.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced that it was providing funding to ClinicalRM and a broad array of private sector partners to study Ebola convalescent plasma that will be donated by Ebola survivors, in accordance with recent WHO guidance. The BBCS Blood Bank Control System™ , which is included in the mobile donation units, was selected by ClinicalRM as the solution for tracking donor, manufacturing, testing, and transfusion data from Ebola survivors.

Beth Simon, President and CEO of BBCS said, “It’s a privilege and an honor to contribute to a solution that will provide potential lifesaving treatments to those in need.”

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.

These partnerships enable us to attain our goals of developing new innovations in blood bank automation that give our clients a competitive edge while providing lifesaving risk management solutions. Our clients experience many of the benefits of BECS system ownership without the hassles.

At BBCS, our Mission, Vision, and Values are deeply ingrained in everything we do, and we take pride in exemplifying these qualities every day.