This Live Journal Club was presented by Mart Janssen and Syeldy Langi Sasongko.
Aim of the Live Journal Club: To illustrate how we applied a qualitative methodology called a scenario approach to map opportunities and threats for the future demand of red blood cells in the Netherlands. To provide a basic methodology and results that could be tailored to other blood banks' own context, irrespective of size or country.
Level of education required (1-5): 3 - intermediate (practical application)
Prior knowledge required: Attendees are advised to read these articles prior to the LJC
Langi Sasongko, P., van den Hurk, K., van Kraaij, M., Rouwette, E. A., Marchau, V. A., & Janssen, M. P. (2021). Not a crystal ball: Mapping opportunities and threats for the future demand of red blood cells in the Netherlands using a scenario approach. Transfusion. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/trf.16532
Langi Sasongko, P., Rolink, M., van den Hurk, K., van Kraaij, M., & Janssen, M. (2019). Past, present, and future: a qualitative and literature study identifying historical trends, drivers, and transformational factors for the future demand of blood supply in the Netherlands. Transfusion, 59(11), 3413-3423. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/trf.15525
Target audience: Managers, blood bankers, transfusion practitioners, scientists