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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Amenability to the connection with an open Application Programming Interface (API) system for real-time transmission of blood inventory and usage data in the Blood Inventory Monitoring System (BMS) participating hospitals

Connection to API RBCs used in 2018 (units) Total


Capacity Willingness <300 300∼999 1,000∼1,999 2,000∼4,999 5,000∼9,999 ≥10,000
Affirmative Negative 3 2 2 4 3 1 15 (7.5%)
Affirmative Affirmative 1 6 6 7 9 13 42 (20.9%)
Negative Negative 3 3 6 3 3 6 24 (11.9%)
Negative Affirmative 4 12 22 22 21 31 112 (55.7%)
Other opinions 2 4 1 1 8 (4.0%)
Total 11 25 40 37 36 52 201
Connection to API Hospital size (beds) Total


Capacity Willingness <100 100∼299 300∼499 500∼999 ≥1000
Affirmative Negative 3 4 6 2 0 15 (7.5%)
Affirmative Affirmative 2 7 12 15 6 42 (20.9%)
Negative Negative 1 8 6 7 2 24 (11.9%)
Negative Affirmative 4 31 26 45 6 112 (55.7%)
Other opinions 4 3 1 8 (4.0%)
Total 10 54 53 69 15 201
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