Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
HRSA launched the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Modernization Initiative to better serve the needs of patients and families.Read the press release
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.
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.
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