Category Archives: Transplant Surgery

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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Centralized organ recovery process should improve transplant results

By DEAN OLSEN (dean.olsen@sj-r.com) THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER Posted Nov 23, 2010 @ 11:30 PM *Was unable to get the share plugin module to function. So I was forced to copy and paste this, but I thought it was very interesting … 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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Organ Transplants and Healthcare Reform

We all know that the motivating reason behind President Obama’s health care overhaul was primarily meant to provide affordable health care to those who can not afford it. However, the largest question will always be how will it be paid … Continue reading

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Kidney Transplants for Seniors

It’s hard enough to find a good kidney and cross match the donor and recipient, and that’s just for the younger generation. Now consider being 65 and older.  As you can imagine older patients approaching the twighlight of their lives … Continue reading

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