Simonetti, A., Ezzeldin, H., Walderhaug, M., et al. (2018). An Inter-regional US Blood Supply Simulation Model to Evaluate Blood Availability to Support Planning for Emergency Preparedness and Medical Countermeasures. (Abstract only.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 12(2): 201-210.
The authors created an inter-regional blood transfer system including multiple blood collectors and distributors and tested it on mass pandemic and mass casualty incident scenarios across U.S. regions.