71 percent of organ procurement organizations increased organ donations in 2018, thanks to the generosity of donors and donor families.
Additionally, 66 percent of the nation’s 58 OPOs had record years and saw increases in the number of transplants in 2017 or 2018.
Read more about the ways organ procurement organizations are working to improve performance and help save more lives.
Despite a decade since a 2007 fatal plane crash involving a University of Michigan transplant team and pilots, there remain no federal standards regulating air and ground transportation of organ recovery personnel.
Staff and members collaborated to create emergency policy and IT changes to protect patients and keep the system nimble during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insights on donor PCR testing from the May 11 third international organ donation and transplant town hall webinar.
Organ donation and transplantation organizations acted swiftly to produce town hall-style webinars that have been viewed more than 25,000 times.