University Blood and Marrow Transplant Program receives FACT Accreditation

University Blood and Marrow Transplant Program receives FACT Accreditation

Jul 12, 2012 8:43 AM

(SALT LAKE CITY)- University of Utah Hospital’s Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Myeloma Program recently renewed its  FACT Accreditation.  The Blood and Marrow Transplant and Myeloma Program is renowned as the first accredited program in the state of Utah with its first accreditation in 2000. 

The BMT program began in 1990 and has continued to grow with services at the University Hospital, Primary Children’s Medical Center, most recently, Huntsman Cancer Institute.  Doctors with all the programs combined perform about 300 transplants per year. 

University of Utah’s BMT program is accredited in all seven categories which include: adult autologous and allogeneic transplants, pediatric autologous and allogeneic transplants, marrow and peripheral blood collection, as well as processing.  The accreditation lasts for three years and applies to all the services that the program offers.

For more information on the rankings, visit www.factwebsite.org

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