Improving the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network 

In a letter to HRSA, ASN emphasized the need for separating the technology portion of the OPTN contract as a stand-alone contract, requiring OPTN contractors to have complete and accurate data, and the enforcement of separate governance boards. 

Climate Change is a Growing Concern

Temperature changes, shifting precipitation patterns, and increasing vector-human contact have led to a wider prevalence of kidney diseases across the world.

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Support Medical Decision-Making

Prediction models can process factors that modify patient risk and transform them into a single probabilistic prediction that can be used to help patients and doctors make good choices and fairly allocate care.

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