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By: Koren Fay

Under pressure from CMS, UNOS and insurance companies, transplant centers often have a laser focus on the success of post-transplant patients. At the same time, the transplant center’s organizational leadership often focuses on new patient evaluations through financial and RVU incentive...

By: Jennifer Milton, BSN, MBA, CCTC

Maintaining an up to date Kidney Transplant Waiting List is a universally frustrating conundrum faced by Transplant Centers.

Pre-kidney nurse coordinators and staff are stretched thin: they must balance call, office duties, processing new referrals, managing outreach clinics while...

F-QAPI is a demanding process requiring 20+ hours a week for meetings alone. Considering the additional time needed to prepare binders, spreadsheets and reports, it is amazing if there is any time left for process improvement....

By: David Axelrod, MD, MBA

Active and effective management of transplant center waiting lists has never been more important as transplant outcomes reporting shifts away from an exclusive focus on post-transplant outcomes toward a more robust assessment of center performance–which includes pre-transplant metrics as...