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Kidney – Pancreas

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Liver – Intestine

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Heart – Lung

Offer Filters now available for lung allocation

Offer Filters adds data-driven, multi-criteria filters to organ offers at a program level so lung transplant programs can filter offers they will not accept and organ procurement organizations (OPOs) can find an accepting candidate more quickly.

Lung CAS summary data updated

Information for lung transplant programs on the distribution of scores for all active registrations waiting for lung transplants in the U.S.

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VCA

Extra Vessels included in TIEDI® for VCA

TIEDI® permissions for Vessels Reporting have been added to all 10 VCA organs within Security Administration. These permissions allow designated users either full access or read only access, similar to existing permissions for non-VCA organs. Ensure permissions established before March 6, 2024.

Submit historical VCA collection forms by Feb. 9

New VCA forms available including: TRR and TRF forms that have been updated for the 10 VCA organs.  Programs are expected to respond with the new forms completed forms to [email protected] within 90 days of either the date the recipient was removed from the waiting list (TRR), or the date of the six-month or annual anniversary of transplant (TRF) .

Improving the system together

UNet

Mandatory training and UNet user audit opens Feb. 28, 2024

Beginning Feb. 28, 2024, site security administrators will have four weeks to complete the required audit of their UNet users. Prior to completing the audit, site security administrators must complete the updated training course UNet Security Administration (SYS 150)...

Submit historical VCA collection forms by Feb. 9

New VCA forms available including: TRR and TRF forms that have been updated for the 10 VCA organs.  Programs are expected to respond with the new forms completed forms to [email protected] within 90 days of either the date the recipient was removed from the waiting list (TRR), or the date of the six-month or annual anniversary of transplant (TRF) .

Martha Pavlakis, M.D.

“… policy is the living, breathing expression of group values.”

Martha Pavlakis, M.D. on new policies that put patients first

Policy changes

Extra Vessels included in TIEDI® for VCA

TIEDI® permissions for Vessels Reporting have been added to all 10 VCA organs within Security Administration. These permissions allow designated users either full access or read only access, similar to existing permissions for non-VCA organs. Ensure permissions established before March 6, 2024.

Latest in reporting positive post procurement donor results

A new permission in Security Administration was added today for transplant programs. Starting Feb. 28, Transplant Programs will be able to view and acknowledge receipt of these notifications from a new dashboard in DonorNet. The dashboard will be visible only to hospital users who have this new permission to acknowledge these notifications.

Policy monitoring

Learn: Collaborative improvement and educational resources

Collaboration

Education

Latest in reporting positive post procurement donor results

A new permission in Security Administration was added today for transplant programs. Starting Feb. 28, Transplant Programs will be able to view and acknowledge receipt of these notifications from a new dashboard in DonorNet. The dashboard will be visible only to hospital users who have this new permission to acknowledge these notifications.

Effective practices

Learn about collaborative improvement projects

Learn about issues impacting patients, donors, donor families, and the national system. Issues and advocacy

Perspectives

Embracing transformation

Ours can be a vision that catapults patient health and patient outcomes to new heights.

Leadership news

“The dozens of topics presented at TMF shared one thing—our community’s dedication to doing everything we can to constantly improve the system and better serve the patients who rely on us.”

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Maureen McBride with headline text: Reimagine. Reinvent. Redefine.

Embracing transformation

Ours can be a vision that catapults patient health and patient outcomes to new heights.

UNOS Board President, Dianne LaPointe Rudow encouraging patient and donor community to help shape the future of organ donation and transplant

How you can help shape the future of organ donation and transplant

Your voice matters. I urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to help make the system work better for people like you.

Patient safety

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Transplant hospital

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OPO

Mandatory training and UNet user audit opens Feb. 28, 2024

Beginning Feb. 28, 2024, site security administrators will have four weeks to complete the required audit of their UNet users. Prior to completing the audit, site security administrators must complete the updated training course UNet Security Administration (SYS 150)...

Latest in reporting positive post procurement donor results

A new permission in Security Administration was added today for transplant programs. Starting Feb. 28, Transplant Programs will be able to view and acknowledge receipt of these notifications from a new dashboard in DonorNet. The dashboard will be visible only to hospital users who have this new permission to acknowledge these notifications.

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Public comment

Winter 2024 public comment: open through March 19. Learn about public comment and add your voice
Special session for expedited placement variance was open Dec. 21 - Feb. 4. See comments

Stories and tributes

Each person touched by organ donation transplant has a unique story. Threads of hope connect them. Find videos, stories and tributes

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