Hear from HCA Henrico Doctors’ Hospital kidney transplant program director Lisa Matthias about why she chooses to volunteer her time with UNOS.
Policy and programming changes associated with the “clarifications on reporting maintenance dialysis” proposal to be implemented on April 1
The living donor adverse event form within the patient safety portal in UNet will look different. The changes will not affect any historical forms that UNet users may have submitted in the past.
OPTN launched Kidney Accelerated Placement Project July 18, 2019, to increase organ utilization.
The new policy establishes new distribution areas based on the donor location and is projected to increase equity in transplant access for candidates regardless of where they live or list for a transplant.
Research shows family patterns affecting risk can predict whether a living donor will develop end-stage renal disease decades after donating a kidney to a related recipient.
OPTN Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Committees make key modifications to proposals to remove DSA and region as distributions units.