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.
Enhancements to OUT (Organ Utilization Tool) give insight into organ movement, timing of responses and use of provisional yes at each program.
Project participants experienced more DCD recoveries and transplants than the rest of the nation.
The new policy helped increase the number of kidney’s transplanted, but the system is still changing to help more people.