About Michigan Blood
Helping people make a lifesaving difference through blood products and service excellence.
Saving patients’ lives is the basis for everything we do. To continue to meet this challenge, Michigan Blood is
now part of Versiti, a strategic affiliation of healthcare organizations with expertise in blood collection, transfusion and transplantation medicine, stem cell and cellular therapies, hematology, oncology, genomics
Founded in 1955, Michigan Blood is an independent, nonprofit blood bank that provides blood for
75 hospitals throughout Michigan. Serving Michigan hospitals is the top priority for Michigan Blood, which collects more than 125,000 blood donations each year at nine permanent donation sites and more than 3,600 mobile blood drives statewide. Related services available from Michigan Blood include a nationally recognized stem cell (marrow) program, therapeutic apheresis, DNA tissue-typing, transfusion medicine consultations, and Michigan’s first public cord blood bank. Michigan Blood is a member of America’s Blood Centers, a network of community blood banks spanning North America that together provide half the US blood supply.
As part of Versiti, our efforts can improve patient outcomes, offer higher quality services and reduce cost of care for hospitals, blood centers, research and educational institutions and other healthcare providers. Our relationships with donors, patients and hospital partners are the source of our inspiration as we transform blood donations into life-saving products, diagnostics and treatments. By bringing together the industry’s best and brightest researchers, technicians, physicians, leaders and administrative support teams, the expanse of our expertise sets us apart. As part of a larger, collaborative organization, we can save even more lives.
Michigan Blood is a nonprofit, self-supporting organization holding FDA license #1839 and is licensed by Michigan Department of Community Health.
Michigan Blood is an accredited member of AABB; and a member of Blood Centers of America,
America’s Blood Centers, and Michigan Association of Blood Banks.