The Heart of America Association of Blood Banks is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to improving Transfusion Medicine by fostering the exchange of information and bringing education opportunities to blood bank and transfusion medicine professionals.  The HAABB hosts two annual meetings for the Kansas City & St Louis areas. 








Please refer to the drop-down menu under the "Meetings" navigation prompt at the top of this page to see reviews of our past meetings.




Available presentation downloads are here

No hard copy handouts will be available at HAABB meetings.  HAABB will provide pdf files of all available presentations on our website one week prior to our scheduled meeting.  If you would like handouts, please, download and print them prior to the meeting and/or upload them to your electronic viewing device. To print the pdf slides as handouts, select print "multiple pages per sheet" (or similar wording) and choose the number of slides per page. 






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HAABB 51st Annual Spring Meeting

April 17 & 18, 2018


Harrah's Hotel

One Riverboat Drive

North Kansas City, MO  64116


The HAABB Board of Directors has planned

the 51st Annual Spring Meeting!  

Register now so you don't miss this wonderful educational opportunity!  We have a fantastic program planned with topics ranging from Massive Transfusion, Pediatric Whole Blood Usage, Problems with Blood Bank Testing, Patient Blood Management, and Disaster Planning and Recovery. 

The Spring Meeting Preview includes

brief descriptions of the presentations

as well as short bios of the presenting speakers.


Exhibitor Registration

Available Now - click here

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Spring 2018 Meeting

List of Exhibitors and Sponsors

Names will be added as they register.

American Red Cross
Bio-Rad Laboratories
Community Blood Center -KC
Crossroads Couriers
Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
Grifols Diagnostic Solutions Inc.
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Med Alliance Group, Inc.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Quotient Biodiagnostics
SIWA Biotech Corp
Terumo BCT


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