• Report: The US organ transplant network is failing desperate patients

    8 days ago - By Engadget

    The US network that matches donated kidneys, livers and hearts with desperate patients has serious issues and "needs to be vastly restructured," according to a government review seen by The Washington Post. It reportedly relies on out-of-date technology, has crashed for hours at a time and has never been audited by federal for security or other flaws by federal officials. The current system has been administered by the United Network for Organ Sharing for 36 years. That non-profit is overseen by the Health Resources and Services Administration. Around 106,000 people are on a waiting list...
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