The Blood Centre is in charge of collecting, processing, storing, releasing and securing donor blood and its components. It is subordinate to the Federal Medical-Biological Agency.
The Blood Centre of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency has a number of objectives under the Health national project and Federal Law No.
These tasks were addressed by creating a federal state IT system, the Single Information Database for the Safety of Donated Blood and its Components, Developing, Organising and Raising Awareness about Donation of Blood and its Components.
The Single Information Database is a geographically-distributed software and hardware complex with uninterrupted sharing of information about donors of blood and its components, as well as strategic reserves of blood and its components.
As part of this project Software Product experts carried out a number of initiatives to set up the following components:
In addition, Software Product experts upgraded and improved the Automated Transfusion Medicine IT System taking into consideration the requirements set forth in Federal Law No.
Software Product experts assigned to the project ensured uninterrupted operation of the Single Information Database and provided for the required support and updates of software and operational instructions.
More than 130 regional and federal healthcare institutions in charge of collecting, processing, storing and securing donated blood and its components are currently connected to the Single Information Database across the Russian Federation. The system includes more than 15,000 computers, with more than 400 servers and 4,000 APMs, serving 7,000 users. The database contains entries on more than 5 million donors and 20 million blood donations.