Donation Perspectives

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Helps Shed Light on Organ Inequity; AOPO Identifies it as a Priority in Newly Released 50,000 Organ Transplants by 2026 Campaign

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Helps Shed Light on Organ Inequity; AOPO Identifies it as a Priority in Newly Released 50,000 Organ Transplants by 2026 Campaign

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and pay tribute to AAPI cultures. In recognition of these multiethnic communities, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) plans to address organ donation inequity...

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AOPO 2020 Year in Review

AOPO 2020 Year in Review

Twenty-twenty was filled with uncertainty and change due to a pandemic, yet as an OPO community, we achieved another record-breaking year in donation for the 10th consecutive year. We applaud all of the members of the OPO community who rose to the challenges to ensure...

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CMS Final Rule

CMS Final Rule

CMS Final Rule As you know, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the final rule in November which will change the way Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) are evaluated on their performance. As a community, we have many questions about...

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‘Tis the Season to Save More Lives

‘Tis the Season to Save More Lives

With the holiday season in full swing, we become more aware of the generosity of others. I’m not referring to presents under the tree, but in my world, this means saving lives through organ donation. At AOPO we give thanks every day for the generosity of donors and...

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AOPO Leads Effort to Save More Lives Through New Advocacy Plan

AOPO Leads Effort to Save More Lives Through New Advocacy Plan

The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) is launching a new advocacy plan to help save more lives. Spearheaded by AOPO’s new Director of Governmental Affairs Mark Cribben, the plan will help AOPO grow its footprint on Capitol Hill by inviting our OPO...

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