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Friday, January 13, 2017
Patient safety alert - reports of contaminated organ preservation solution
This is an update to the notice originally posted December 16, 2016. New reports suggest additional lots might be affected.
Monday, January 9, 2017
US organ transplants and deceased donors set new records in 2016
Transplants have increased nearly 20 percent in past five years.
Friday, January 6, 2017
Phase 1 of COIIN pilot begins in January
Nineteen transplant hospitals are participating in the initial, pilot phase of the project.
Monday, December 19, 2016
Journal article examines rise in kidney discard rate over time
A recent study analyzed factors underlying the steady increase in discards of deceased donor kidneys.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Changes to requirements for donor information shipped with organs
Changes align with CMS regulatory changes, effective January 1, 2017.