organ procurement organization


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organ procurement organization

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OPO

An institution that facilitates organ transplantation by obtaining cadaveric tissues and organs for use in living patients with end-stage diseases of the heart, kidneys, liver, and lungs.
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AOPO is a non-profit, national organization representing all federally-designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs).
Minimum procurement standards for an Organ Procurement Organization (OPO).
Donate Life New England, a joint project of two federally designated organ procurement organizations that serve New England, today announced that individuals can now - for the first time - enroll online in the New England Donor Registry at www.
com)-- On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) recognized Patricia Niles by presenting her with the Association's President's Award.
LifeGift is one of 58 organ procurement organizations licensed by the federal government and serves 109 counties in Texas.
com)-- The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) recently announced incoming leadership to the Association's Executive Committee for 2016-2017.
com)-- The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) Crystal Heart Award was awarded to the team at WROC-News 8, the CBS affiliate in Rochester, New York, on June 22nd, 2016 at the Association's 33rd Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon an individual employed by an organ procurement organization (OPO) who has made substantial contributions to the goals and ideals of the field of organ, eye and tissue donation over a sustained period of at least two decades, and been in an OPO senior leadership position for a minimum of 10 years.
Donor hospitals will be required to have an agreement with the organ procurement organization (OPO) in its geographically certified service area and to notify that OPO when it has a donor, according to an amendment in HR 2138, the House legislation reauthorizing the Social Security Act of 1994.
Center for Donation and Transplant, Albany, NY; * Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, Chicago, IL * Iowa Donor Network, North Liberty, IA; * LifeBanc, Cleveland, OH; * LifeSource Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization, St.
Gordon Bowen is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Lifebanc, an Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) serving the Northeast region of Ohio.
Chrysler also was instrumental in establishing the first federally licensed organ procurement organization (OPO) in the upper Midwest (Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota).