Doing it right: Caring for and protecting patient information for US organ donors and transplant recipients

Eric D. Perakslis, Stuart J. Knechtle, Brian McCourt, Raymond Lynch, Brianna L. Doby

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In the current US organ transplantation system, there are no regulations defining how organ procurement organizations must manage personal data and protect the privacy of donors and recipients. In response to the recent announcement of a major overhaul of the US transplantation system, we describe a practical approach to improving transplant data quality and protecting the autonomy of patients interacting with the system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number100734
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 14 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Decision Sciences

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