ORGAN TRANSPLANTS: Overhauling the System

By Staff Reporters



The Biden administration just unveiled a plan to revamp the problem-ridden system for organ procurement and transplants.

Health Insurance:

One nonprofit, United Network for Organ Sharing, has had a monopoly on running the system for nearly four decades, but the government’s proposal includes potentially bringing more organizations in, as well as upping funding and modernizing the computer systems involved.

Health Technology:

NOTE: There are ~104,000 people currently waiting for an organ transplant, and 17 people die per day while waiting.




Body Brokers:


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