One element that is common among leading cord blood banks is their involvement in strategic alliances. This is not surprising, as it is valuable for cord blood banks to establish collaborative relationships with doctors, hospitals, birthing centers, insurance companies, government entities, medical researchers, public and private donors, and more.
However, the terms and scope of key strategic alliances within the cord blood industry are often kept quiet. Other times, the partnerships are well-known within the region involved, but not well understood on a global basis. For this reason, five key alliances that substantially impact the cord blood industry are explored below. [Read more…]