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“Grateful” for the journey with MPSC

Danielle Niedfeldt, J.D., RN, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolina Donor Services, had been in her role a very short time when she got a letter from the MPSC asking her OPO to address a recent incident. “This was among the first official correspondence I...

Visit from the MPSC? “Don’t freak out”

With more than 25 years of transplant administration experience, Deb Maurer, RN, M.B.A., will tell you that she’s been on both sides of the MPSC table. Although currently serving as Administrator of Transplant Services for two hospitals at Banner University Medical...

OPO benchmark reports now available

UNOS first made Benchmark Reports available to transplant centers in October 2016 (see Transplant Pro article). In response to feedback from the transplant community, we added pediatric benchmark reports in May 2018. Now, OPO staff are also able to access benchmark...

OPOs: new shipping labels required July 1, 2018

Beginning July 1, 2018, you must use the redesigned shipping labels when transporting organs. These labels, which indicate where to affix the now required TransNet-generated barcode labels, are identified with the suffix _2017 in the product ID number on the UNOS...