NYBC's New Mobile App Helps Save Lives On the Go
March 5, 2015 / New York, NY – New York Blood Center (NYBC) recently launched a new mobile app providing a convenient, user friendly platform for blood donors to find donation locations, make and manage appointments, view donation history and donor profiles, and access the full NYBC website to manage Donor Advantage accounts, redeem points, and much more.
“With the launch of our new mobile app, we continue efforts to enhance the donation experience for the many blood donors who make such a profound difference in the lives of patients in need," said NYBC Executive Director of Donor Marketing Harvey Schaffler. “NYBC's app provides donors with the quick and easy convenience of mobile access to the most up-to-date donation information on the go and at their fingertips.”
The app is available free of charge in the App Store for iPhone and Android. Search "NYBC" to download the app today. To schedule a blood donation, visit www.nybloodcenter.org or call 1-800-933-2566 (BLOOD). For information about the Donor Advantage Program, please visit www.mydonoradvantage.com.
About New York Blood Center (NYBC)
Now more than 50 years old, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is one of the largest independent, community-based blood centers in the country. Each year, NYBC provides approximately one million blood products to nearly 200 hospitals in the Northeast. In addition, NYBC’s Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC) serves hospitals in the Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as eastern Kansas and western Missouri. CBC provides nearly 200,000 blood products per year to approximately 70 area hospitals.
NYBC also provides a wide array of transfusion-related medical services. NYBC is also home to the world’s largest public cord blood bank, which provides stem cells for transplant in many countries, and a renowned research institute, which – among other milestones – developed the Hepatitis B vaccine and innovative blood purification technology.
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