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Coming Soon: TransNet will be required for VCA organs

Coming Soon: TransNet will be required for VCA organs

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


OPOs: Executive Directors, Procurement Directors, Procurement Coordinators, and Quality Review Staff

Please share this notice with anyone in your organization who would benefit from this information.

At a Glance

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, TransNetSM users will have the ability to package and label Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) organs within the TransNet system. Read policy notice.


The TransNet team will release version 5.6, which allows OPOs to package and label VCA organs with their Android and iOS applications. TransNet will allow up to three VCAs to be packaged together in the same sterile bag or as three separate sterile bags inside the same VCA package. To access the new functionality:

  1. Select the Case Menu in the upper left-hand corner.
  2. Then, select VCA Packaging.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Scan shipping label 4 to enter the destination of the package with the VCA organs. Once complete, be sure to close and submit the case information to UNOS.

Note: The TransNet training site will be updated on October 25.

Upcoming Training

In advance of the release, UNOS will offer a training module on TransNet VCA. Instructional content will cover each section of the VCA page in the TransNet application. The training will be accessible on UNOS Connect on October 18. We will send a separate training announcement soon.


If you have questions about these system changes, please contact the UNet Help Desk at (800) 978-4334 or .

For general questions, particularly those related to compliance, monitoring or policy, please contact your UNOS Regional Administrator at 804-782-4800.

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