The first set of data definitions using a new format are published in UNet online Help as of January 15, 2019.
Read the policy notice and briefing paper to learn more.
By March 1, 2019, OPOs and the labs they work with will need to have a process in place to ensure that the raw HLA data for deceased donors is uploaded in DonorNet in the source documentation section. Members that upload HLA data directly into UNetSM will need to...
Submit your nomination by email beginning Feb. 1.
Total transplants since 1988 exceed 750,000; living donor transplants highest in 13 years.
See the LAS for all active candidates greater than or equal to 12 years of age waiting for lung transplants as of December 14, 2018.
UNOS, which serves as the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) under federal contract, continues to provide all services without interruption despite the shutdown of some federal government functions that began December 22, 2018. All UNetSM...
Save the date of March 11 – 12, 2019. These are the days the OPTN/UNOS Ad Hoc Systems Performance Committee will meet in Chicago to review and formalize their recommendations to drive transplant system performance and effectiveness.
The pilot will run through April. We are partnering with several OPOs and Ambra Health.
Thanks to the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (the HOPE Act), 100 organ transplants have been performed for HIV-positive candidates willing to accept organ offers from HIV-positive donors. As of December 18, 15 hospitals participating in HOPE Act protocols...