Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
Additional modeling data available for liver proposal
Monday, September 18, 2017
View the final installment of liver simulation modeling results relating to the current public comment proposal to enhance liver distribution.
Call for nominations
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The OPTN/UNOS nominations to fill upcoming regional representative and at-large committee positions.
New booklet advises transplant candidates seeking a living donor
Sunday, September 10, 2017
The booklet outlines the living donation process and suggests strategies and resources.
Information on disaster relief and assistance for patients
Friday, September 8, 2017
We are dedicated to assisting transplant candidates and potential living donors in a natural disaster affecting long-term services of transplant centers.
Kidney Equity in Access Report updated
Monday, August 21, 2017
Continues to indicate improved equity in access to transplants after KAS
Modeling results available for liver proposal
Thursday, August 10, 2017
The modeling is an update of earlier results cited in the proposal.
Public comment is open
Friday, July 28, 2017
You may comment on policy proposals from July 31 - Oct. 2, 2017.
New membership application forms in effect September 1
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently approved the most recent versions of all OPTN membership applications.
Two year analysis shows effects of kidney allocation system
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Results show success in a number of key system goals.
Voluntary recall of Cardinal Health brand sterile conventional syringes and needles
Thursday, July 6, 2017
International Medsurg Connection (IMC), a wholesale medical supply distributor, has voluntarily recalled its sterile conventional syringes and needles in Cardinal Health private label packaging. Your organization might have received notice from Cardinal Health about this recall. Learn more.
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