New allocation policies removing DSA and region from kidney and pancreas distribution implemented March 15.
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Expedited liver placement
Implemented March 25, 2021: New policy establishing system for expediting placement of deceased donor livers.
Transplant program metrics
Improving transplant metrics: June 2 national webinar presents MPSC’s proposed changes ahead of summer public comment.
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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
3-month monitoring report available for kidney allocation
Report addresses the first two months following implementation of 250 nautical mile circles.
Sunday, June 20, 2021
OPTN research presented at 2021 American Transplant Congress
Meeting held virtually June 4-9.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Heart equity data now available on the Equity in Access to Transplant dashboard
OPTN data tool monitors trends related to access to deceased donor transplants.
Monday, June 7, 2021
Now available: Recording of June 2 national webinar addressing proposed changes to transplant program metrics
MPSC plans to submit proposal for public comment in summer 2021.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
2022-2023 Call for Nominations for OPTN Board of Directors and Committees
Apply by September 30 to be considered for 2022 vacancies.
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Patients are the focus of all the OPTN's collective efforts.