AOPO Industry Partners

AOPO is grateful for the ongoing and generous support from these organizations:

Platinum Level Industry Partners

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Organ Recovery Systems is the world’s leading provider of organ preservation products and services. Through delivering truly innovative, high quality, medical devices, and support systems, ORS is at the forefront of revolutionizing donor organ preservation to help improve the quality and availability of donor organs.

Gold Level Industry Partners

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MTF Biologics is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing quality tissue through a commitment to excellence in education, research, recovery and care for recipients, donors and their families.

Allergan is a global pharmaceutical leader focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products. LifeCell Corporation, an Allergan affiliate, is an AATB-accredited organization that maximizes donation by advancing the science of acellular dermal matrices and tissue processing.

RTI Donor Services is a nonprofit tissue acquisition agency working in collaboration with the donation community and healthcare facilities in perpetuating the gift of tissue donation. RTI Donor Services is affiliated with RTI Surgical, a global surgical implant company providing surgeons with safe biologic, metal and synthetic implants.

Cryolife® is one of the world’s leading contemporary medical device companies, preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries.

Silver Level Industry Partners

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Clinical Consulting Associates provides professional, unique and flexible staffing solutions for organ procurement organizations, as well as, import organ offer screening and processing for transplant programs. We are an experienced team of Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinators with clinical expertise in all aspects of the organ donation process.

Lung Bioengineering is focused on the commercialization, research and development of unique products to address the unmet medical needs of patients. We believe serving others is more than just a responsibility – it’s a privilege. We try to breathe life into everything we do, and pride ourselves on contributing time and resources to help patients with fatal lung diseases.

At LifeLogics, we are dedicated to streamlining the work in this dedicated community through better technology, validated systems, and proven system delivery. We are a team of IT and clinical professionals with years of experience in building mission critical clinical systems to save and enhance lives.

The innovative donation-transplant software leader, Transplant Connect is Always Innovating. Adopted by a wide majority of OPOs in the U.S. and internationally, our award-winning iTransplant System is the premier clinical, analytics, tracking and communications software in donation, and our innovative iReferral EMR Interface Engine is rapidly expanding in U.S. hospitals, automating referrals and substantially increasing organs recovered and transplanted.

Bronze Level Industry Partners

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Sallop Insurance Agency partners with Fairfax companies to provide Professional Liability and Workers Compensation insurance solutions that specifically address the unique needs of Organ Procurement Organizations. Expert claims support and complimentary risk management services give policyholders the resources they need beyond just an insurance policy.

The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, NIH-funded organization that provides project-driven human biospecimen service to academic and corporate scientists. NDRI has 35 years of experience globally distributing human biospecimens for research. Our extensive recovery network has the expertise to provide anatomical structures, organs, and tissues with annotated data.

With over 35 years of experience in donor testing, VRL Eurofins has a national reputation for its expertise in providing comprehensive laboratory services to meet the unique testing needs of the transplant community.

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VRL Eurofins – COVID-19

UNOS serves as the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network under contract with the federal government. See the latest DonorNet improvements including mobile and other innovative enhancements, learn about the roll-out of high-quality Image Sharing in DonorNet, and participate in interactive demos of customizable OPO dashboards.

Trinity Air Medical is a dedicated air and ground transportation organization with a singular focus of providing exceptional service to Transplant Programs and Organ Procurement Organizations nationwide. Our 24/7 specilaized dispatch center, dedicated aircraft and Trinitiy owned vehicles make our team your one call solution to maximize your mission.

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We provide software and services to lead your organization in a way not previously imagined. We solve the problems you haven’t yet identified through organizational analysis and innovative strategic planning approaches. We imagine the unimaginable and how you how to achieve it.

Specialist Direct provides end-to-end telehealth solutions in areas that include telecardiology, telepathology and teleradiology.  Our highest priority is to ensure that patients receive the absolute best in clinical care. We pride ourselves in providing the highest levels of customer support within the industry. Our solutions utilize world-class, cloud-based, HIPAA compliant technology.

Quick’s Specialized Healthcare Logistics team provides speed, flexibility, and expertise vital to the immediate delivery of life-saving medical shipments, including organs for transplant or research, specimens (including those cryogenically stored), blood, and tissue. Worldwide secure, discreet deliveries. 24/7. Quick has the solutions that save lives.

QualTex Laboratories, affiliate of BioBridge Global, is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit testing laboratories providing state-of-the-art biologic testing services on whole blood, plasma, human cells, tissue, and cellular- and tissue-based products (HCT/P) for its global biotechnology and biopharmaceutical customers. Visit us at QualTexLabs.org

Ossium Health is establishing a new, complementary source of life-saving, on-demand stem cells for transplant recovering bone marrow from deceased donors. Unlocking this new source of bone marrow enables immunosuppression-free organ transplants, blood cancel therapy, radiation injury treatment and other novel uses.

MediGO sets a new standard for next-generation transportation logistics and communications, generating actionable data that saves lives. Regardless of the carrier or method of transport, MediGO improves stakeholder communications and significantly reduces inefficiencies during the organ transportation process.

LaserShip’s Global Critical Delivery team provides delivery solutions for critical and time-sensitive shipments in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and select destinations in South America and the Middle East.

GTS is the leader in organ preservation products and services. GTS provides a portfolio of organ preserv solutions, under the SERVATOR brand. GTS supplies FDA cleared SERVATOR H (HTK), SERVATOR B (UW) and SERVATOR C (cardiac preservation). During COVID-19, GTS provides direct delivery to reduce the possibility of contamination or infection.

Gift of Life Institute is an international training center for donation professionals offering comprehensive, interdisciplinary resources for skills-based learning, continuing education, collaborative research, and consulting services.

Donor Call Solutions provides Organ Procurement Organizations with alternative, CPTC, CPT, Organ Recovery and Family Support Service staffing options. Whether your Organization is need staffing assistance on a temporary basis or staffing for an unknown duration, Donor Call Solutions will provide professional, precise, and courteous service.

At CellRight Technologies we are all truly cognizant that it all starts with a family’s selfless act of allowing their loved one to be a donor. Each employee understands we are stewards of this gift and so honored to participate in meeting the needs of our recovery partners, donor families, and transplant recipients. We share the idea that we want to adapt and introduce new technologies and products to advance healthcare options for patients and their clinicians. We involve our stakeholder, patients, surgeons, medical support teams, hospitals, regulatory and others, to ensure that we meet our mission to maximize the true gift of donation.

Autism BrainNet is a collaborative network for the acquisition and distribution of postmortem brain tissue to facilitate autism research. By providing this precious resource for research, Austim BrainNet aims to improve the understanding of the underlying neurobiological causes of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders.

Sallop Insurance Agency partners with Fairfax companies to provide professional liability and workers compensation insurance solutions that specifically address the unique needs of organ procurement organizations. Expert claims support and complimentary risk management services give policyholders the resources they need beyond just an insurance policy.

LifeNet Health provides organ, tissue and cell-based solutions for clinicians and researchers. Saving Lives, Restoring Health, Giving Hope. Learn more at lifenethealth.org

We Are Sharing Hope SC is the federally designated Organ Procurement Organization for organ recovery services in South Carolina and actively provides organ and tissue donor services to 67 hospitals throughout the state.

LifeLink of Puerto Rico, a division of LifeLink Foundation, is the non-profit OPO designated to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. LifeLink of Puerto Rico helps to facilitate the recovery of organs for transplantation within all hospitals in its donation service area, along with providing public education about the facts of donation and how individuals can save lives by joining the organ, tissue and eye donor registry.

LifeShare of Oklahoma is a nonprofit, federally designated organ procurement organization, dedicated to the recovery of organs and tissue for transplant purposes. We work closely with 5 transplant centers and 145 healthcare organizations in Oklahoma to facilitate donation. Additionally, we strive to raise awareness of donation through public education.

LifeCenter’s mission is to save, enhance, and change lives through organ and tissue donation. Through outreach and education efforts we strive to dispel myths and misconceptions about donation while serving more than 2 million people and working within 46 hospitals to facilitate donation in 16 counties throughout Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeastern Indiana.

An independent, non-profit organization, Lifeline of Ohio promotes and coordinates the donation of human organs and tissue for transplantation. Established in 1985, Lifeline of Ohio serves 76 hospitals in 37 counties in Ohio and 2 in West Virginia and is designated as an organ procurement organization through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Life Connection of Ohio has promoted and facilitated organ donation in Northwest and West Central Ohio for over 25 years. It is committed to inspiring individuals to donate life and that each donation opportunity is fulfilled.

As the Northeast Ohio non-profit organization working to save and heal lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation; Lifebanc facilitates the donation process with 80 hospitals across 20 counties. Lifebanc pursues the future when the decision to donate is an honor and everyone waiting receives a transplant.

Founded in 1994, Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) has seen a record number of organs and tissues donated this year. This is due to the amazing people of Mississippi that we serve. We are proud of having one of the few on-site organ and tissue recovery suits and being the first state to utilize registerme.org as its sole donor registry.

Mid-America Transplant is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization that enables adults and children to receive lifesaving gifts through organ and tissue donations. It saves lives by providing expert and compassionate care for donors, recipients, and families, and transforms the clinical processes required to recovery and transplant organs and tissues.

Gift of Life Michigan, founded in 1971, continues to be a national leader in DCD. The OPO’s unique attributes include a full-service laboratory, a full-time organ recovery surgeon, and a state-of-the-art surgical center. In 2017, Gift of Life facilitated 320 organ donations, its second-highest total.

As the organ procurement organization (OPO) for Maryland (excluding Montgomery, Prince George and Charles Counties), The Living Legacy Foundation facilitates donation and transplantation in area hospitals, provides donor family support, and educates hospitals and the general public about the life-saving power of organ, eye, and tissue donation.

LifeLink® of Georgia is one of three organ recovery organizations, and five divisions, associated with LifeLink Foundation. Headquartered outside Atlanta in Norcross, Georgia, LifeLink of Georgia serves 159 counties throughout Georgia and a small portion of South Carolina, for a total of almost 200 hospitals and nearly 10 million Georgians.

LifeLink® of Florida is among three organ recovery organizations, and five divisions, associated with LifeLink Foundation. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, LifeLink of Florida serves 14 counties in west and southwest Florida, and one county on Florida’s east coast, for a total of approximately 5.5 million Floridians and nearly 70 hospitals.

Organ Recovery Systems is the world’s leading provider of organ preservation products and services. Through delivering truly innovative, high quality, medical devices, and support systems, ORS is at the forefront of revolutionizing donor organ preservation to help improve the quality and availability of donor organs.

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OmniLife’s mobile-first platform allows clinicians to communicate on-the-fly updates and notify all necessary partners, both internal and external, with the click of a button instead of having to follow up the action with multiple phone calls and texts.

Axogen is focused specifically on the science, development and commercialization of technologies for peripheral nerve regeneration and repair. We are passionate about helping patients with physical damage or discontinuity to peripheral nerves by providing innovative, clinically proven and economically effective solutions for surgeons and health care providers.

CompuMed’s OPO solution helps to improve donor case turnaround time and increase the number of organs recovered per donor. Our Board-Certified specialists provide 24/7 STAT interpretations of cardiology and radiology exams including serial echos and Critical Care Consulting. In addition, we offer a basic echocardiogram course for transplant coordinators.

Community Tissue Services provides services to donor families, medical communities, recipients, and community partners through recovery, processing, and distribution of tissue grafts.

 

Bridge to Life is a biotechnology company formed to advance the science of organ procurement and preservation and to research, develop and commercialize medical technologies.

Promethera Biosciences is a global innovator in liver therapeutics whose mission is to bring life-saving treatments to reduce the need for liver transplantation.

 

Clinical Consulting Associates provides professional, unique and flexible staffing solutions for organ procurement organizations, as well as, import organ offer screening and processing for transplant programs. We are an experienced team of Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinators with clinical expertise in all aspects of the organ donation process.

Lung Bioengineering is focused on the commercialization, research and development of unique products to address the unmet medical needs of patients. We believe serving others is more than just a responsibility – it’s a privilege. We try to breathe life into everything we do, and pride ourselves on contributing time and resources to help patients with fatal lung diseases.

At LifeLogics, we are dedicated to streamlining the work in this dedicated community through better technology, validated systems, and proven system delivery. We are a team of IT and clinical professionals with years of experience in building mission critical clinical systems to save and enhance lives.

MTF Biologics is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing quality tissue through a commitment to excellence in education, research, recovery and care for recipients, donors and their families.

Allergan is a global pharmaceutical leader focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products. LifeCell Corporation, an Allergan affiliate, is an AATB-accredited organization that maximizes donation by advancing the science of acellular dermal matrices and tissue processing.

The innovative donation-transplant software leader, Transplant Connect is Always Innovating. Adopted by a wide majority of OPOs in the U.S. and internationally, our award-winning iTransplant System is the premier clinical, analytics, tracking and communications software in donation, and our innovative iReferral EMR Interface Engine is rapidly expanding in U.S. hospitals, automating referrals and substantially increasing organs recovered and transplanted.

RTI Donor Services is a nonprofit tissue acquisition agency working in collaboration with the donation community and healthcare facilities in perpetuating the gift of tissue donation. RTI Donor Services is affiliated with RTI Surgical, a global surgical implant company providing surgeons with safe biologic, metal and synthetic implants.

Cryolife® is one of the world’s leading contemporary medical device companies, preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries.

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ARORA is an organ procurement organization headquartered in Little Rock, AR with a satellite office in Fayetteville, AR. ARORA’s mission is to restore lives through the recovery of organs and tissues for transplant

NATCO is a membership organization focused on providing donation and transplant professionals with education and training, certifications, and professional development. Our goal is to help our members achieve their highest potential.

Donate Life America is a 501©3 nonprofit organization leading its national partners and Donate Life State Teams to increase the number of donated organs, eyes and tissues available to save and heal lives through transplantation while developing a culture where donation is embraced as a fundamental human responsibility.

Industry Partner Benefits and Guidelines

Industry Partner Benefits:

  • Access to AOPO membership through open Councils; with the opportunity to attend open Council Meetings
  • Place up to four job postings (subject to approval) on the AOPO website at no charge (number varies based on level)
  • Rotating banner ads on AOPOplus
  • Receive Industry Partner recognition year-round at all AOPO meetings (ex: signage, mention in plenaries, mention on meeting app)
  • Access to AOPOplus
  • Industry Partner recognition in the monthly AOPO newsletter 

Industry Partner Guidelines:

  • Serve as the chair or be a member of any standing Council or other Committee or Workgroup charged with association governance matters.
  • Participate in the Executive Committee or Board of Directors.
  • Post advertisements or sell products/services on AOPOPlus or in Council meetings/events.
  • State, imply, or infer membership in AOPO.
  • State, imply, or infer that AOPO approves or endorses their products, activities, etc.
  • Use the AOPO logo without express permission from AOPO.

If partnership is discontinued by either party, the Industry Partner must
immediately cease use of AOPO name and/or logo.

Additional Benefits:

Platinum ($30,000)

  • Exclusive early access to exhibit space & sponsorship opportunities for Annual Meeting (prior to any other level)**
  • Complimentary registration for two participants at the Annual
    Meeting**
  • 10% discount on exhibit booth fee at Annual Meeting**
  • Opportunity to host a Town Hall, with AOPO’s distribution list invited. Limited to one Partner per month**
  • 10% discount on select Annual Meeting sponsorship items**
  • Private reception with AOPO CEO and Board of Directors at Annual Meeting
  • Four job postings on the AOPO website at no charge**
  • Opportunity to participate at in the networking reception at Directors Workshop meeting
  • Receive bi-monthly AOPO CEO Update
  • Opportunity to sponsor select breakout sessions at Annual Meeting or Council meetings (subject to AOPO approval)

**Exclusive opportunities available to Platinum level only

Gold ($20,000)

  • Advance access to exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities for Annual Meeting (following platinum level)
  • Complimentary registration for one participant at the Annual Meeting
  • 5% discount on exhibit booth fee at Annual Meeting
  • 5% discount on select Annual Meeting sponsorship items
  • Private reception with AOPO CEO and Board of Directors at Annual Meeting
  • Opportunity to participate at in the networking reception at Directors Workshop meeting
  • Three job postings on the AOPO website at no charge
  • Opportunity to sponsor select breakout sessions at Annual Meeting and/or mid-year meetings (subject to AOPO approval)

Silver ($12,500)

  • Advance access to exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities for the Annual Meeting (following gold level)
  • Complimentary registration for one participant at the Annual Meeting
  • 5% discount on exhibit booth fee at Annual Meeting
  • Two job postings on the AOPO website at no charge

Bronze ($7,500)

  • Advance access to exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities for the Annual Meeting (following silver level)
  • 50% off registration for one participant at the Annual Meeting
  • One job posting on the AOPO website at no charge

For more information on becoming an Industry Partner, please contact Katie Hathaway, Meetings Manager (khathaway@aopo.org)