Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
OPTN research presented at 2021 American Transplant Congress
Meeting held virtually June 4-9.
Friday, June 18, 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.
Wednesday, June 16, 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.
Monday, June 7, 2021
2022-2023 Call for Nominations for OPTN Board of Directors and Committees
Apply by September 30 to be considered for 2022 vacancies.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
SRTR announces monitoring changes for January 2022 reporting cycle in response to COVID-19
Upcoming adjustments to transplant program and OPO evaluation metrics will carve out the first three months of the pandemic.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Weekly deceased donor total exceeds 300 for first time
The new record surpasses other recent record-setting weeks.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
National webinar to address proposed changes to transplant program metrics
Community asked to provide preliminary feedback on concepts.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Committee established to advance multi-organ policy development
Committee will develop multi-organ policy to accompany continuous distribution.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Updated 12-month monitoring report available for National Liver Review Board
Report analyzes trends in the number and resolution of liver exception requests.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
MPSC at work on transplant program performance monitoring project
MPSC reviewing member monitoring metrics, finalizing proposal for public comment.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021