Insuring the Risks of Blood Banking

  • A. Oosterlee
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 34)


In general Insurance Companies see blood banking as a potentially catastrophic risk with great uncertainty. Many blood banks have difficulties in getting their operation insured for liability risks. Why Insurance Companies have come to regard blood banks as a liability to their business portfolio and what safeguards they put into place to manage the risks associated with blood banking is partly explained in this article.


Blood Bank Cause Analysis Insurance Industry Catastrophic Risk Liability Risk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Oosterlee
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  1. 1.St. Paul International Insurance Company Ltd.AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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