Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
2022-2023 Call for Nominations for OPTN Board of Directors and Committees
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Apply by September 30 to be considered for 2022 vacancies.
SRTR announces monitoring changes for January 2022 reporting cycle in response to COVID-19
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Upcoming adjustments to transplant program and OPO evaluation metrics will carve out the first three months of the pandemic.
Weekly deceased donor total exceeds 300 for first time
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
The new record surpasses other recent record-setting weeks.
National webinar to address proposed changes to transplant program metrics
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Community asked to provide preliminary feedback on concepts.
Committee established to advance multi-organ policy development
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Committee will develop multi-organ policy to accompany continuous distribution.
Updated 12-month monitoring report available for National Liver Review Board
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Report analyzes trends in the number and resolution of liver exception requests.
MPSC at work on transplant program performance monitoring project
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
MPSC reviewing member monitoring metrics, finalizing proposal for public comment.
Special public comment is now open for proposal to refine lung data fields for the Lung Allocation Score
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
The Lung Committee is sponsoring the proposal that is open for special public comment through May 27
Pediatric liver Learning Congress to share key lessons in June
Monday, April 19, 2021
Pediatric liver community is invited to register and attend virtually.
Voluntary recall addresses Vecuronium Bromide
Thursday, April 15, 2021
If your institution has stock from any of the affected lots, please contact your supplier.
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