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Recorded Webinar: Protect Your Patients with Seamless Integration of Epic BPA Bedside and HCLL Transfusion

Thursday, April 13

Register to hear Chris Phillips, product lead for Epic’s Blood Product Administration; Creighton Miller, program director, Mediware Blood Technologies; and Tina Keefer, product manager for HCLL™ Transfusion, discuss the overall integration benefits of Epic BPA Bedside and HCLL Transfusion.

 Webinar Summary

During this webinar, we discussed how the relationship between Epic and Mediware has developed and explained how HCLL Transfusion integrates with Epic to instantly verify critical patient and product information to ensure the highest level of patient safety. We will also share the message types HCLL utilizes–where applications rely on standards such as HL7. We’ll also review the messages and resulting workflows, so you’ll have a clear understanding of how HCLL Transfusion and Epic work in tandem to make bedside transfusion management safer. We will also share workflow examples, from the perspective of both HCLL and Epic, that will show the value of this integrated solution.

Attendees will:

  • Identify what communication flows between Epic and HCLL
  • Understand the workflow and what occurs at the bedside and the blood bank
  • Recognize the benefits of the tasks that have been automated
  • Realize how patient safety is improved

Chris Phillips, Creighton Miller, and Tina Keefer will discuss the benefits of HCLL Transfusion and Epic integration.

Speaker Bios

Chris Phillips has been with Epic since 2014 and is currently the product lead for the Blood Product Administration Module. Chris started off as an Epic implementation project manager with a primary focus on physician order entry and acute care applications before ultimately switching over to a technical support and development role.



Tina Keefer has been with Mediware Information Systems since 2005, serving as product manager for HCLL. With the Department of Defense contract awarded to Mediware, Tina coordinated the management and development of HCLL Transfusion to meet the rigorous requirements necessary to deploy HCLL to over 63 facilities worldwide. Her most current achievement has been driving and overseeing the development of HCLL Transfusion web-based access module.