Posts tagged with ‘Policy’

  • COVID-19

    Overcoming Bias 101: Teaching Away Disparities in COVID-19

    COVID-19 is severely impacting the entire transplant system. While much of the national attention has been turned towards transplant centers and who was safe to undergo an organ transplant with its attendant immunosuppression, relatively less attention has been given to the Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO), which are responsible for the conduct and recovery of deceased organs in the country.

  • COVID-19

    COVID-19: Time for progress in deceased organ donation

    COVID-19 is severely impacting the entire transplant system. While much of the national attention has been turned towards transplant centers and who was safe to undergo an organ transplant with its attendant immunosuppression, relatively less attention has been given to the Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO), which are responsible for the conduct and recovery of deceased organs in the country.

  • COVID-19

    How do we “advance” Advance Care Planning during COVID?

    The COVID pandemic has served to highlight the need for prior advanced care planning, however, even post-pandemic advanced care planning and the often emotionally charged family conversations that come along with it, will continue to be important. There are many existing opportunities to improve the process and outcomes of ACP.

  • Health Policy

    Improving medical device tracking a slow, imperfect process

    The Associated Press covers…

  • Health Policy
  • Health Policy

    Improving Patient Safety with Medical Device Identifiers

    Until recently, patients, clinicians, payers, and manufacturers lacked a reliable and timely way to get information on the performance of…

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