1,000 More Transplants Each Year Over the Next Five Years

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Donation and Transplantation Community of Practice (DTCP) Strategic Planning Committee, comprised of the community partner organizations listed below, and government participation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has been meeting since September 2012 to develop a strategic plan for improving donation and transplantation practices across the nation. Most recently, this group of committed individuals and organizations identified and approved the following collective goal:

To increase the number of transplants each year by 1,000 over the next 5 years 

We invite everyone in the transplant community to read the full announcement from the DTCP, and we look forward to making this goal a reality. 

Community partner organizations:

American Hospital Association
American Society of Transplantation
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation
Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
Donate Life America
NATCO The Organization for Transplant Professionals
Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance
The Joint Commission
United Network for Organ Sharing