ICCBBA enhances safety for patients by managing and promoting the ISBT 128 international information standard for use in transfusion and transplantation.
Manage international information standards for transfusion medicine, transplantation and other applications of substances of human origin to support patient safety, traceability and biovigilance.
Assist in the standardization and maintenance of accepted electronic data interface protocols for data transfer and provide code tables for such protocols.
Serve as a liaison to government agencies, industry, standards setting and national and international organizations on the broad subject of standardization in nomenclature and information technology for transfusion medicine and transplantation, including data structures, data transfer, data interchange protocols, and labeling.
Develop and promote educational programs on the activities of ICCBBA, and the programs, policies and standards as they are established and modified.
Provide technical consultation regarding the implementation and management of accepted international standards and national guidelines.
Promote the continued development in transfusion medicine and transplantation of common data structures for information technology, data processing, exchange and transfer, and labeling.