Category Archives: Donornet Organ Screening

Learning more about how 3rd party organ offer screening will help your facility

New Hope For Heart Transplant Recipents

Being on the waiting list for a organ regardless of which organ it is I can only imagine has to be one of the most scary things a person has to endure. Never knowing when a new organ will become … Continue reading

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Organ Offer Screening Services Via Donornet

Regardless of the type of kidney transplant may be undergone — living or cadaveric — special blood tests are necessary to determine the kind of blood and tissue the patient’s have. The goals of pre-transplant screening are to identify conditions … Continue reading

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How to reduce Transplant Coordinator Burnout

Let’s face it, no employer wants to have to read through a bunch of resumes, sit through awkward interviews, and especially no one wants the tiresome task of training new hires on the ins and outs of how everything works. However, it … Continue reading

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Organ Offer Management

What is organ offer management? Where did the term come from? Until Transplant Coordinators of America (a.k.a. TCOA) was founded the service nor the term for the service ever existed. With the communication of organ offers becoming so voluminous and complex, … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Saves Money

It’s no mystery that the cost of healthcare is increasing, but coupled with changes in insurance coverage and medicare cuts; how is a hospital expected to stay afloat? Over the next several years, more patients are expected to move from their … Continue reading

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Transplant Surgery and Lack of Sleep

Medical residents are routinely scheduled to work shifts that last 24 hours or more, yet a study out today suggests that these sleep-deprived doctors are at high risk of making medical mistakes that can harm or even kill patients. “Working … Continue reading

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Problems with Donornet

Donornet call coverage still has it’s inherent flaws, but Transplant Coordinators of America has developed a necessary service to assist facilities in eliminating this problem. Continue reading

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Paired Kidney Donation – KPD

Well, to me it seems as if it would make more sense to call it paired kidney donation instead of Kidney Paired Donation. Any how, whatever you want to call it, the fact remains that anyone who is willing to … Continue reading

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