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Blood services

The basics of blood

Blood is one of the most important elements of the human body. Since there is no substitute for blood, it is a critical part of everyday medicine.

For more information about blood services at Novant Health Medical Park Hospital, call

336-718-1777

Medical Park Hospital offers advanced blood services including:

Blood conservation: We know that patients sometimes prefer not to receive blood transfusions during surgeries or other procedures, whether because of religious beliefs or concern about blood-borne illnesses. We use the most advanced techniques, carried out by professionals sensitive to your needs, to conserve and use your own blood whenever possible.

Medical Park Hospital’s Blood Conservation Program includes a medical director and a program coordinator who are trained and experienced as facilitators in blood conservation. You and your family will have a dedicated coordinator to ensure high-quality medical care while respecting your choices about specific medical procedures.

Blood donations: Blood is always needed for treatment of accident victims, cancer patients, hemophiliacs and surgery patients. You can be an essential part of saving lives by donating blood.

Blood transfusions: There are many reasons why you or a loved one might need a blood transfusion. We can help you understand the risks and benefits of receiving a transfusion and what it means for you and your loves ones.

For more information about blood services at Medical Park Hospital, contact the program manager at 336-718-1777.