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Ideas in action
The new mobile-friendly website was developed in partnership with transplant coordinators, administrators and surgeons from across the country.
UNOS Labs tries out new ideas in behavioral research, data science and technology. Our researchers develop innovative solutions to improve the national organ network and increase organ utilization.
A privately funded research project aims to help OPO professionals make more informed decisions about optimal travel routes for procured organs.
UNOS data science manager used natural language processing (NLP) to improve kidney utilization. Learn more about organ placement discoveries.
A new UNOS pilot project tests ways to avoid unwanted offers, speed up organ allocation and transplant more organs.
UNOS has launched a new national donor image sharing hub pilot. Learn more about what this pilot consists of and the importance of donor image sharing.
A result of two years of public comment and policy development, the new distance-based approach prioritizes patients.
OPTN Kidney Committee chair Vince Casingal, M.D., on the ongoing improvement initiatives to increase kidney utilization.
Living organ donations have been on the rise in recent years. In this feature story, we explore why.
Organ donations can be hard to get, but organ procurement organizations are educating communities to improve donation rates. Learn what they are doing here.
A three-year collaborative improvement pilot project, COIIN, explores new methods of quality monitoring. See how they increased the use of high KDPI kidneys.
Data & tools
Dr. Velma Scantlebury-White, who has performed more than 2,000 transplants in her career, says there have been significant changes in terms of achieving equity access in the allocation system for minority patients, but some issues persist.
Equity in access to organ transplants and behavioral science among topics presented to the international community of transplant professionals.
UNOS looks at the rapidly evolving state of organ perfusion technology and its potential to transform transplantation
Is KAS, the Kidney Allocation System, accomplishing the goals set out for it? Read more from UNOS about what is working and what challenges remain.