Paid Donation Model
Paid donations supplement the existing supply of platelets
Secure Transfusion Services (STS) leverages a responsibly-compensated donor model that engages a dedicated, pedigreed donor base and allows successful delivery of pathogen-reduced platelets to customers.
Data shows that paid blood collection centers do not affect donation rates at non-profit centers that collect from volunteer donors.3
Donors who participate in this model are:
A loyal and
EXPANDED DONOR POOL
Providing enhanced availability and reliability of apheresis platelets from a diverse, younger donor population.
Offering 100% pathogen-reduced inventory compliant with all US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and AABB standards
Reducing supply chain interruptions to eliminate the impact to patient care
- Simon TL. The collection of platelets by apheresis procedures. Transfus Med Rev. 1994;8(2):132-145. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8003856/
- US Food and Drug Administration. Compliance Policy Guide CPG Sec. 230.150: Blood donor classification statement, paid or volunteer donor. Accessed March 12, 2021. https://www.fda.gov/media/75039/download
- English W, Jaworski PM. The introduction of paid plasma in Canada and the U.S. has not decreased unpaid blood donations. SSRN website. July 15, 2020. Accessed March 12, 2021. https://ssrn.com/abstract=3653432