For transplant hospitals

UNOS research and data analytics

Understand practices • Improve performance • Increase transplants

UNOS data analytics

Performance improvement data tools for UNOS members

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Customize it

Benchmark against other transplant hospitals

Transplant Benchmark Report

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Visualize organ offer outcomes

CARE tool

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Track activity and outcomes for patient care

Transplant Program Dashboard

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Evaluate your hospital using key indicators

Key Insights Dashboard

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Create custom projects that solve your data needs

Custom Analytical Services

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In redesign

Enhanced member staffing survey experience

Staffing Survey

Access the data you need with UNOS tools

Our research experts have developed a suite of data and research analytic services to provide you the most accurate data you need for making decisions, improving patient outcomes, meeting regulatory requirements, and having successful quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives.

Read how UNOS data and business intelligence leader Neelam Singh is continually improving data tools.

Neelam Singh, UNOS

Benchmark Report

Understand. Compare. Improve.

Learn how you compare with other transplant hospitals

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UNOS Transplant Benchmark Report

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Where do I find it?Request these customizations in UNet℠, along with the other new analytical offerings for UNOS member transplant hospitals. Submit the UNOS Analytics Service Request form by using 'add a new request' on Secure Enterprise landing page.

Standard report

UNOS provides all UNOS member transplant hospitals with a standard quarterly Benchmark Report to provide you insights into your patient population, listing practices and transplant activity. Use this report to compare your data to that of other programs of a similar size as well as at a regional and national level.

Branded report

Add your corporate branding. Complete your report with a custom look—include your own logos and colors in addition to the standard UNOS branding. The result? A professional-looking document perfect for executive presentations.

How do I request a branded report?Request these customizations in UNet℠, along with the other new analytical offerings for UNOS member transplant hospitals. Submit the UNOS Analytics Service Request form by using 'add a new request' on Secure Enterprise landing page.

Customized report

Enhance your report with even more custom options. Each transplant program can select one of the following customizations to add to their standard report.

Current customization options
  • Create custom comparison groups
    • Select two other programs as added comparison groups within your waitlist and transplant chapters
  • Get benchmark figure image files
    • Easily incorporate these graphics into your presentations
  • Add other insights with additional supplemental chapters:
    • One-year patient and graft survival
    • 6-month and one-year follow-up form data
    • Donor offer acceptance rates
    • Waitlist volume trends
How do I request a customized report?Request these customizations in UNet℠, along with the other new analytical offerings for UNOS member transplant hospitals. Submit the UNOS Analytics Service Request form by using 'add a new request' on Secure Enterprise landing page.

More customizations are coming—let us know your ideas at dataportalfeedback@unos.org

Evaluate acceptance and refusal

Visualize organ offer outcomes

See trends over time by day, month, quarter, or calendar year

CARE tool view of acceptance report
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UNOS CARE tool

Updated weekly

Where do I find it?To access the CARE, UNOS members must submit a signed Authorization and Agreement for UNOS Services in the UNOS Service Portal in UNet. Find link to authorization PDF below. Request these customizations in UNet℠, along with the other new analytical offerings for UNOS member transplant hospitals. Submit the UNOS Analytics Service Request form by using 'add a new request' on Secure Enterprise landing page.

Understand your organ acceptance behavior

Enhance your ability to analyze your acceptance patterns to make decisions that save lives.

Get specific

  • Visualize your organ acceptance for specific types of donors
  • Learn what happened to the organs you turned down – get transplant-specific and aggregate outcomes

How it works

 
Watch a video demonstration of the Center Acceptance and Refusal Evaluation (CARE) tool.

Then, submit your Authorization PDF through the Service Portal.

Transplant Program Dashboard

Monitor compliance and performance

Track activity and outcomes for pre- and post-transplant patient care

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UNOS Transplant Program Dashboard

Updated monthly

Where do I find it?To access this dashboard, UNOS members must submit their preferred benchmark centers. Request these customizations in UNet℠, along with the other new analytical offerings for UNOS member transplant hospitals. Submit the UNOS Analytics Service Request form by using 'add a new request' on Secure Enterprise landing page.

Custom quality data

A personalized data experience, this tool allows you to select specific transplant hospitals as your benchmarks. Get insights into:

  • Waiting list additions by various candidate characteristics
  • Current waiting list demographics (diagnosis, active/inactive, medical urgency, etc.)
  • Waiting list outcomes (transplant and mortality rates)
  • Transplant activity including recipient demographics and donor characteristics
  • Understand your post-transplant outcomes including causes of death/failure, length of stay, and evaluation of graft outcomes
  • Compare transplant and waitlist volumes across every transplant program

How it works

 

Watch a video demonstration of the UNOS Transplant Program Dashboard.

Then, submit your selected benchmark programs through the Service Portal.

Insights Dashboard

Key indicators. At-a-glance understanding.

Executive-level view of important measures

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UNOS Key Insights Dashboard

Updated weekly

Where do I find it?Accessible to UNOS members in the UNOS Visual Analytics section of the Data Services Portal.

Make insight-supported decisions

Quickly check trends for important measures:

  • Waitlist additions
  • Waitlist management
  • Transplants performed
  • Characteristics of organ offers
  • Recipient post-transplant length of stay

Big picture

Displays 24 high-level indicators about your hospital and its trends over time.

 

custom analytics projects

Problem solved.

Annual custom consultations help you address your data needs.

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UNOS Custom Analytical Services

Custom project

How do we get started?UNOS members should submit their request for custom services in the UNOS Service Portal in UNet.

UNOS is your improvement partner

Our research department will bring decades of expertise when they work with you to develop a small custom project. Examples include:

  • Training: Learn how to use OPTN STAR files for research
  • Expert assessment of the use of OPTN data in your abstracts or manuscripts
  • Data visualizations associated with small data analyses
  • Custom visual report accessible inside Data Services portal

Learn more

UNOS membership includes one consultation per hospital per year. Members may also pay for additional consultations. Connect with our research team to learn more about the scheduling and scope of UNOS Custom Analytical Services by emailing Sarah.Taranto@unos.org.

Staffing data for transplant administrators

Looking ahead: Enhanced Staffing Survey

Comparative data for planning and hiring strategies

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Staffing Survey

In redesign, seeking your input

UNOS, in collaboration with transplant administrators, is now enhancing the staffing survey experience for UNOS members.

Continuous improvement

Improvements include streamlined data collection with updated fields, better definitions, and easier data entry. As part of the staffing survey enhancements, UNOS is excited to deliver an interactive dashboard that will allow for more customization of benchmarks.

Collaborate with us

We’re seeking feedback and participation from you in order to make this tool work for your needs. Email Sarah.Taranto@unos.org to participate in a working group to design the next iteration of this important tool.

UNOS custom solutions

Innovation for your data needs

Have a research or data need not covered by these tools? UNOS research experts can consult with you to solve for your unique need.

Custom registries and databases

Insights on patient population trends or improved outcome measures. Learn more.

Technology consulting

Statistical modeling and research experts for domestic or international development of optimal solutions.

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