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Appendix 6. Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABDR

Australian Bleeding Disorders Registry

ACSQHC

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AHCDC

Association of Hemophilia Clinic Directors of Canada

AHCDO

Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors' Organisation

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANMAC

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council

ANZSBT

Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion

Anti-D

Rh D Immunoglobulin

APS

Australian Public Service

ARC

Audit and Risk Committee

ASCIA

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

ASX

Australian Stock Exchange

BloodNET

BloodNET - Australia's online blood ordering and inventory management system

BloodSafe eLearning

transfusion practice and patient blood management education online system

BloodSTAR

BloodSTAR - blood system for tracking authorisations and reviews

BCP

Business Continuity Plan

BEA

BloodSafe eLearning Australia

CHN

Capital Health Network

CIDP

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CSL Behring

CSL Behring (Australia) Pty Ltd

CUA

Credit Union Australia

DAPI

discards as a percentage of net issues

EA

Enterprise Agreement

EAP

Employee Assistance Program

EHL

extended half-life

ERG

expert reference group

FEIBA

factor VIII anti-inhibitor

FFP/FP

fresh frozen plasma/frozen plasma

FIX

factor nine

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act

FVIII

factor eight

GIN

Guidelines International Network

GST

goods and services tax

HAA

Annual scientific meeting of the HAA-Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand-HSANZ, the Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion-ANZSBT, and the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis-ASTH (now Blood)

HAC

Haemophilia Advisory Committee

HFA

Haemophilia Foundation Australia

HFNSW

Haemophilia Foundation New South Wales

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

ICT

Information Communications Technology

Ig

immunoglobulin

IPAA

Institute of Public Administration Australia

IPS

Information Publication Scheme

ISTH

International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

IU

International Units

IVIg

Intravenous Immunoglobulin

JBC

Jurisdictional Blood Committee

KM

Knowledge Management

KPI

key performance indicator

kWh

kilowatt hour

Lifeblood

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

LIS

Laboratory Information System

MSAC

Medical Services Advisory Committee

MyABDR

MyABDR is a secure app for smartphones and web site for people with bleeding disorders or parents/caregivers to record home treatments and bleeds

NaFAA

National Fractionation Agreement for Australia

NBA

National Blood Authority

NBSCP

National Blood Supply Contingency Plan

NFRC

National Federation Reform Council

NICE

National Immunohaematology Continuing Education

NIGAC

National Immunoglobulin Governance Advisory Committee

NMF

National Managed Fund

NPL

National Product List

NSP&B

National Supply Plan and Budget

NSQHS

National Safety and Quality Health Service

OBFM

Output Based Funding Model

PBM

patient blood management

PBMAC

Patient Blood Management Advisory Committee

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act

PGPA Rule

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule

PwC

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Consulting (Australia) Pty Ltd

Red Cross

Australian Red Cross Society

R&D

research and development

rFIX

recombinant factor nine

rFVIII

recombinant factor eight

RMA

Rural Medicine Australia

RMG

resource management guide

SCIg

subcutaneous immunoglobulin

SES

Senior Executive Service

SME

small and medium enterprises

SOP

standard operating procedure

SPF

staff participation forum

SWG

specialist working group

ViP

Value in Prescribing

WFH

World Federation of Hemophilia

WHS

work health and safety