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.
DCD recoveries are up across the country as OPOs build effective practices.
UNOS builds and hosts registries enabling OPOs and transplant centers to address issues such as treatment, payment, quality improvement, benchmarking and clinical research.
Altering organ acceptance criteria protects candidates at risk of COVID-19 from losing accrued wait time.