Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
OPTN/UNOS Board addresses organ placement efficiency, en bloc kidney allocation
Monday, December 4, 2017
Geographic distribution principles to be studied.
Board approves enhanced liver distribution system
Sunday, December 3, 2017
A set of policy amendments was approved to reduce geographic differences in liver transplant candidates’ access to a timely transplant.
At two years, HOPE Act still offering hope
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Two years since its implementation, the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (also known as the HOPE Act) has continued to provide transplant opportunities for candidates with HIV who are willing to accept organ offers from HIV-positive donors.
Policy modification to lung distribution sequence
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Effective at 8 p.m. Eastern time, November 24, 2017, the OPTN lung allocation system was modified. A post-implementation proposal is out for public comment.
Webinar to discuss liver proposal
Saturday, October 21, 2017
A recording is available.
Compromise liver proposal to advance for board consideration
Monday, October 9, 2017
The proposal is intended to balance key principles.
Next phase of COIIN underway
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A new group of participants will refine and build upon approaches developed during the initial pilot phase.
OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors releases University Hospitals of Cleveland from probation
Monday, October 2, 2017
The Board restored full member privileges for University Hospitals of Cleveland, a transplant center in Cleveland, Ohio.
New histocompatibility general supervisor key personnel requirement
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Notice of implementation: effective February 27, 2018.
Liver webinar to address modeling data and get additional proposal feedback
Monday, September 25, 2017
Register now for a webinar on Friday, September 29.
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