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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Amenability to the connection with an open Application Programming Interface (API) system for real-time transmission of blood inventory and usage data in hospitals not participating in the Blood Inventory Monitoring System (BMS)

Connection to API RBC units used in 2018 Total


Possibility Willingness <300 300∼499 500∼999 1,000∼1,999 2,000∼4,999 >5,000
Affirmative Negative 14 6 1 1 22 (15.9%)
Affirmative Affirmative 8 8 3 6 3 2 30 (21.7%)
Negative Negative 21 3 3 3 3 1 34 (24.6%)
Negative Affirmative 15 9 11 8 5 3 51 (37.0%)
Other opinions 1 1 (0.7%)
Total 58 26 18 18 11 7 138
Connection to API Hospital bed size Total


Possibility Willingness <100 100∼299 300∼499 500
Affirmative Negative 8 11 2 1 22 (15.9%)
Affirmative Affirmative 9 16 3 2 30 (21.7%)
Negative Negative 18 15 1 34 (24.6%)
Negative Affirmative 15 34 2 51 (37.0%)
Other opinions 1 1 (0.7%)
Total 50 77 8 3 138
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