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 the tissue banking community of the Association’s activities, and to provide general tissue banking updates.

AATB Recovery-Only Accreditation Update


Published on: March 02, 2021

At the 2019 AATB Annual meeting in Toronto, AATB began working with a group of representatives from both recovery-only and processing establishments to develop a revised approach to conducting inspections of establishments that perform the singular activity of recovering donated tissue. The goal of this collaboration was to identify 14th Edition Standards that would apply to establishments that recover deceased and/or living donor tissue while excluding Standards relevant to additional activities such as processing.

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Building Vaccine Confidence in Tissue Establishments

Published on: February 02, 2021

AATB’s Physicians Council has shared the following slide deck from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to assist tissue establishment medical directors in educating their organizations’ staff and addressing vaccine hesitancy. Please consult with your organization’s medical director for additional information, as needed. 

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