If the U.S. fixed its broken organ donation system, it could save thousands of lives and $40 billion in taxpayer money over the next decade.
Despite scientific advancements, the organ donation system is held back by poor management and performance.
Researchers, including former government experts, for this project investigated and analyzed the current organ donation system through interviews, case studies, and existing research. These reports outline what we found, and what recommendations we have for improving the system.
You can also view our more comprehensive reports with specific areas of focus, such as Inequity in Organ Donation, OPO Best Practices, Technology Recommendations, and Acquisition Strategy for OPTN Tech.
This entire report is on github. You can read, download source files, and contribute.
Research supported by Arnold Ventures and Schmidt Futures in partnership with Organize and the Federation of American Scientists.