Federal laws and regulations were revised in 2014 to expand the classification of “human organ” to include vascularized composite allografts (VCA). Find out what your organization needs to know to make sure your organ transplant program meets the requirements.
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Policy and programming changes associated with the “Clarifications on reporting maintenance dialysis” proposal will be implemented in the first quarter of 2020
The living donor adverse event form within the patient safety portal in UNet will look different. The changes will not affect any historical forms that UNet users may have submitted in the past.
Beginning Feb. 27, search results will display names of key personnel for OPOs, histocompatibility labs and all programs and components at each transplant center.
UNOS will begin a phased release of UNet Image Sharing in the spring. The first national donor imaging study sharing hub will subsequently be made available to ten OPOs each quarter.