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UMass Memorial Health Care System Selects Mediware Blood and Cellular Therapy Technologies

LENEXA, KS, Nov. 15, 2016 – UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, MA, the largest healthcare system in central Massachusetts, has recently contracted with Mediware Information Systems, Inc. to implement HCLL Transfusion, HCLL Analytics, LifeTrak®, and Transtem. The best-of-breed applications are the core software solutions comprising Mediware’s Blood Management Technologies division.

HCLL Transfusion, Mediware’s 510(k)-cleared transfusion management system utilized by hundreds of prestigious hospitals and the Department of Defense (DoD), features robust patient safety protocols and multi-site and multi-facility inventory management capabilities. HCLL Analytics adds performance management tools to the transfusion management system. These applications will be implemented across the UMass Memorial Health Care system, which includes four community hospitals and a Level 1 trauma center with advanced emergency services.

Mediware’s LifeTrak donor software, also with 510(k) clearance, and its Transtem cellular therapy software will be used at UMass Memorial Medical Center, which is the clinical partner of UMass Medical School. LifeTrak, relied on by the nation’s most renowned blood centers, hospitals, and the DoD, will reliably manage donor information and eligibility, product manufacturing, and distribution processes. Transtem, an innovative cellular therapy solution, will provide end-to-end process management from cell or material collection through all phases of manufacturing and, ultimately, product release for use in clinical therapy.

“With all four systems in place, we are confident that we can continue to maintain our commitment to improving the health of people in central Massachusetts through excellent care, comprehensive health services, and cutting-edge research,” said Dr. Robert Weinstein, chief of UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Division of Transfusion Medicine.

“Mediware is pleased to partner with the UMass Memorial Health Care System by providing our innovative, stand-alone applications and supporting seamless integration across the system’s multiple facilities,” stated Thomas Mann, Mediware’s president and CEO.


About Mediware Information Systems

Mediware is a leading supplier of software for healthcare and human service providers and payers. For more than 30 years, we have equipped the nation’s blood banks with the most comprehensive solutions on the market. Today, more than 1,500 hospitals and blood centers rely on our blood donor and transfusion management applications for fast, error-free collection, supply and usage. Our portfolio of solutions also includes human services, cellular therapy, home care, medication management, rehabilitation, and respiratory therapy, all developed by our 600+ subject matter experts who understand business and care processes in specialized acute, non-acute, and community-based care settings. For more information about Mediware products and services, visit


About UMass Memorial Health Care

UMass Memorial Health Care is the largest healthcare system in central Massachusetts. The system includes four hospitals and is the clinical partner of UMass Medical School, which provides access to the latest technology, research, and clinical trials. The hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission or by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), a risk management company that helps improve healthcare services. In addition to fully equipped medical centers, the system also includes home health and hospice programs, behavioral health programs, and community-based physician practices.

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