UNOS will begin a phased release of UNet Image Sharing in the spring. The first national donor imaging study sharing hub will subsequently be made available to ten OPOs each quarter.
The variance will improve timely access to donors for liver candidates listed as Status 1A, Status 1B, or with a MELD or PELD score of 37 or higher in Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
With the new API, users can now retrieve Waitlist registration information for their program without the need to log in to UNet, navigate to Waitlist and export the files manually.
On Feb. 18, a variance will be implemented to improve timely access to donors for candidates listed as Status 1A, Status 1B, or with a MELD or PELD score of 37 or higher in Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
As of Tuesday, Feb. 4, the liver and intestine distribution system based on acuity circles is in effect. This included a conversion of each transplant hospital’s median MELD at transplant (MMaT) score to reflect transplants performed at hospitals within a radius of 250 nautical miles.
The OPTN policy on addressing HLA typing errors will take effect on Feb. 27.