Transplant policy revised for children

In an emergency meeting on Monday, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network's executive committee voted to allow the cases of children younger than 12 seeking lung transplants be reviewed by a national board of surgeons. Prompted by two lawsuits that challenged transplant rules for pediatric patients, the policy would allow young patients, depending on the severity of their cases, be placed on the adolescent and adult waiting lists for lungs, while maintaining their position in the pediatric listing.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The · USA Today

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC