Process: Donor Medical Questionnaire

This is one of a series of posts comparing policies and processes in the blood bank.



  1. The donor is positively identified by a designated picture ID and Medinfo Hematos donor consent form with specimen/encounter number and barcode.
  2. Donor is taken to a private area for the interview.
  3. Donor is asked ALL questions by Donor Center staff using the Hematos IIG questionnaire.
  4. Hematos IIG determines if any contraindications apply.
  5. Questionnaire will be referred to transfusion medicine physician for any questions requiring physician review.
  6. Donors without contraindication are sent for donor physical examination.


  1. HMC 1001 Setting Specification, Version 1.5, Hematos IIG, Medinfo
  2. Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services, Current Edition, AABB, Bethesda, Maryland, USA