Transplant Connect, a global healthcare technology company, announce their new collaboration to enable automated donor referrals.
NDRI Announces Organ Procurement Organization Partnerships for Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression Project
The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) is pleased to announce its recovery network partners for the developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression (dGTEx) project.
Paragonix Technologies, the leading provider of donor organ preservation and transport systems, announces the clinical and commercial launch of LIVERguard™ Donor Liver Preservation System in both the US and Europe, along with the launch of its clinical global registry, GUARDIAN-LIVER (Global Utilization And Registry Database for Improved preservAtion of doNor LIVERs).
OPOs are working to improve the efficiency and the dependability of the transplant process.
A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig functions normally, scientists reported. The procedure may open the door to a renewable source of desperately needed organs.
Together, with donor families, donor hospitals, and Iowa’s organ transplant programs, we continue to pursue the day when every donation opportunity results in a life saved.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a national study aimed at answering some hard questions about kidney transplantation in the African American community, with the goal of improving patient outcomes.
AOPO President, Jan Finn, Answers Common Questions About the Organ Donation Process
New liver and kidney allocation policies have expanded equitable access to lifesaving organs for patients on the national waitlist, according to data analysis from United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which serves as the nation’s transplant system under federal contract.
In this episode, Foley Of Counsel Maureen Kwiecinski sits with Alexandra Glazier of New England Donor Services (NEDS) about how Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) are regulated and some of the recent changes in performance and outcome standards, similar to other health care organizations.
After leading LifeCenter Northwest through significant growth in lifesaving organ and tissue donation since 2010, President and CEO Kevin O’Connor has announced his retirement.
In just the first half of 2021, 21,000 organ transplants were performed in the United States putting the US on pace to top 40,000 transplants for the first time.
Carolina Donor Services has unveiled a new name, logo, along with new mission, vision, and values statements. At the heart of this rebranding is the organization’s new name, HonorBridge, which reflects the organization’s tireless commitment to honor the decisions of organ and tissue donors.
FDA panel voted in unanimous support of Transmedics Organ Care System liver perfusion device. This technology is an innovative solution that will allow more life-saving transplants for U.S. patients with end-stage liver disease.
Four days of in-person activities and other events streamed nationwide on the TGA digital Event Hub will celebrate the gift of life and those who have been touched by organ, eye, and tissue donation and transplantation
NDRI Presents Empowering Research and Discovery Award to Carolina Donor Services, Recognizing Outstanding Commitment to Advancing Research
The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) recognized Carolina Donor Services, an Organ Procurement Organization (OPO), as the recipient of the third annual NDRI/AOPO Empowering Research and Discovery Award for outstanding commitment to the advancement of research.
Andrew S. Mullins, MBA, FACHE named the next chief executive officer for the Lifeline of Ohio. Mullins is currently serving as the organization’s COO and will succeed Kent Holloway, who will retire this fall after more than two decades of leadership as CEO.
Howard Nathan has dedicated his life and career to the Gift of Life Donor Program.
The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) announced Monday that it recovered the liver from the oldest recorded organ donor in United States history, as confirmed by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
AOPO is proud to partner with Mediaplanet on their recently published Journey of Transplantation campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness around the necessity of organ donation, as well as highlight the various leaders, educational resources, donor networks, and research that are helping to enable transplants and organ donation to people of all backgrounds.
The transplant community in Colorado and Wyoming sent a letter to Secretary Azar in support of valid and continually improving performance metrics based on sound data including retaining the current Observed to Expected (O:E) Yield measure which is “independently reported, verifiable, calculated and widely supported by all stakeholders in the donation and transplantation community.”
Wayne Dunlap, Executive Director, New Mexico Services shares his thoughts to the Albuquerque Journal. Dunlap states “There’s always room to get better. But let us stop the unfair attacks on organ procurement organizations and instead bring all stakeholders together to create reform that improves the system for all”
Congressman James Himes writes to Secretary Azar to address potential problems with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule.
Members of Congress from New England recently sent a letter to Secretary Azar in support of driving continual improvement in organ donation and transplantation. The letter states, “the proposed rule needs serious revision” and that the final rule “should be designed to preserve or strengthen practices that work well and reform those that do not”.
No Results Found
The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.