OTIS Advisory Council – Arell Schurgin Shapiro



Dr. Arell Shapiro 2016Arell Schurgin Shapiro, MD, FCAP
—Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (Newport Beach, Calif.)

As medical director of Hoag Hospital’s clinical laboratories and transfusion services, Arell gets to indulge her passion for quality improvement in the laboratory and transfusion safety. Board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, she has spent three decades in transfusion medicine, and served as a CAP (College of American Pathologists) inspector. An early adopter of OTIS-Blood Bank and OTIS-Laboratory, she calls OTIS “the only software I’ve used that is pretty much 100% wonderful!”

A nonprofit faith-based, Magnet®-designated health system, Hoag was recently named one of the best hospitals in Orange County by The Orange County Register readers in the 21st annual Best of Orange County awards—for the 19th time.

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