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.
Implemented in 2015 , the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act has given more than 350 living with HIV an opportunity to receive a lifesaving transplant from an HIV-positive donor.
26% of all OPOs are now utilizing the UNOS Organ Tracking Service to monitor organs in transit.
Aimed at increasing equity, a report on new allocation policy shows increases in transplant among key populations.