A New Approach to Blood Service
Blood Systems is one of the nation’s oldest and largest comprehensive transfusion medicine organizations. We serve blood centers, hospitals and health systems, offering shared management and support services, quality excellence and effective contracting.
Strong. Diversified. Vertically integrated. A modern transfusion medicine organization, Blood Systems brings together the benefits of a lean and effective centralized support structure, a national scope and close-to-the-customer decision-making authority.
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Mr. Connor has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Blood Systems since 1995. His prior executive experience was with American Red Cross Blood Services in Los Angeles and LifeSource of Chicago. A CPA, he began his blood banking career in 1973 as administrator of Noth Suburben Blood Center, also in Chicago. He is a past president of AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks) and serves on the National Blood Foundation Board of Directors.
Saving Lives Since 1943
United Blood Services is a nonprofit community blood center, providing blood and blood products for local area hospitals throughout the United States. We exist to make a difference in people’s lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.
Our national headquarters is Blood Systems, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Blood Systems is a well-respected leader in the blood banking industry. It is a founding member of the AABB and was a driving force in the creation of America’s Blood Centers. Both organizations play a major role in communicating advances in transfusion medicine nationwide.
Blood Systems Research Institute leads the way in understanding new threats to blood safety and helping to find practical applications of new knowledge in transfusion biology.
Blood Systems exists to make a difference in people’s lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.
Blood Systems will build upon our strengths and leadership position in transfusion medicine. We will be respected for our innovation, quality and unparalleled service that exceeds the expectations of blood donors, patients, customers and employees.
- We recognize the contributions and value of each individual.
- Caring · Fairness · Diversity · Safety
- We conduct all of our activities honestly and objectively.
- Honesty · Accountability · Compliance · Confidentiality
- We achieve our goals by working together.
- Cooperation · Service · Communication · Commitment
- We strive to be the best in everything we do.
- Quality · Innovation · Efficiency · Learning