Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
Living liver donor policy requirements webinar
A recording of the August 28 session is now available.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Kidney paired donation pilot program town hall
A recording of the August 21 session is available.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Liver forum registration is now open to more onsite participants
The OPTN/UNOS Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee is sponsoring a forum to discuss concepts intended to increase equity in access to liver transplantation. The forum will be held September 16, 2014 in Chicago, IL.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Change to living donation policy on candidate registration approved by the Executive Committee
The OPTN/UNOS Executive Committee recently approved a change to living donation policy that will take effect on September 1, 2014.
Friday, August 15, 2014
OPTN-CMS crosswalk is a compliance tool for transplant hospitals
Updated guide is available.
Monday, August 4, 2014
A roadmap of best practices introducing the TQRGT
Get tools to enhance transplant program quality and value.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
State of Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program report shares information and results
The OPTN kidney paired donation work group released a report on the State of the OPTN/UNOS Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program today. It provides statistics and information on progress of the program from its first kidney paired donation matches and transplants in 2010 through 2013.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Public forum on liver allocation issues to be held September 16
Responses to a concept document questionnaire will be used to develop discussion topics for the forum.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
100th living donor kidney transplant arranged through OPTN program
The program identifies compatible matches for living donor kidney transplants at 138 participating hospitals nationwide.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Liver Concept Questionnaire Deadline is July 11; Public forum to be held September 16
The OPTN/UNOS Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee continues to seek public input on a concept document addressing issues in liver distribution.
Sunday, June 29, 2014