Blood Bank Case Study

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2.1: Study of current system
The current system consists of manually carrying out all the tasks such as
: telephonic communications regarding need of blood,
: searching the blood from storage,
: retrieving the required blood group,
: performing necessary documentations and
: delivering the blood.
This raises the cost and time required to a considerable extent. Moreover, the efficiency is reduced .
Sometimes, due to technical errors the blood delivered may be unhealthy but still it is given to the patient in need causing altogether more complications.
The manual transmission might prove in vain if the blood group isn’t available at the blood bank. It wastes the passing time to a greater extent as after the end of checking the availability,
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There is no information regarding the blood donation programs available on any of the portal.
: The current system that is using by the blood bank is manual system. With the manual system, there are problems in managing the donors' records. The records of the donor might not be kept safely and there might be missing of donor's records due to human error or disasters.
: Besides that, errors might occur when the staff keeps more than one record for the same donor. There is no centralized database of volunteer donors. So, it becomes really tedious for a person to search blood in case of emergency. The only option is to manually search and match donors and then make phone calls to every donor.
: There is also no centralized database used to keep the donors' records. Each bank is having their own records of donors. If a donor makes donation in different hospital, no previous records can be traced except if the donor brings along the donation certificate. Hence, the donor is considered to be a first-timer if they make blood donation in a new
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The tedious process of manually finding the blood van be avaoided.
2. Error rates can be minimised by 83%.
3. Report can be generated of donors, seekers, total consumption of the blood units so that costs and counts are maintained precisely.
4. Blood banks can get the information regarding the blood which is in demand but rarely available and which blood group is rarely in demand but plenty in stock.
5. Blood banks can know the number of discarded blood units and also the reason for discarding them.
6. Blood banks can view the database as it shows the total account of number of units of the particular blood group.
7. Incase of chaos, Blood banks can generate the unique identification number to the donor.
8. Blood bank can upload the information of the blood donation camp organising in the city so that end user can view the details of the blood donation camp.

 Unique features:
: Updation of database.
: Reports on availability and unavailability.
: Donor search.
: Direct communication with donor.
: News and notifications to users, seekers as well as associated blood banks.
: Assigning unique identification numbers (by the blood bank) in chaotic circumstances to minimize

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