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Procurement

The act of buying, especially for business purposes. This term is often used in the energy industries; for example, one may procure oil in order to refine it.

procurement

see PURCHASING, BUYING PROCESS.
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Systems that facilitate real-time notification of possible disease transmission to tissue banks, organ procurement organizations, and other transplant centers do not exist, and development is hindered by the lack of standardized tissue nomenclature and identification standards (9,10).
B-R recognize that the current system of organ procurement enables surgeons and organ transplant centers to capture economic rents from demanders of transplants.
Several measures can improve communication during organ procurement from deceased donors.
Laws concerning organ procurement must reflect the research emphasis on informed consent and the assessment found in laws on human subjects research that using human subjects merely as a means to an end is wrong.
Instead, what is required is an immediate cessation of the present unethical practice and the introduction of a system that provides traceable documentation of subsequent organ procurements.
The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) had been lobbying the subcommittee to provide more flexibility in OPO/donor hospital relationships.
In introducing the award, Martha Anderson, executive vice president of donor services at MTF, said, "We look for stories that have a lasting and direct impact on how people can understand what donation and transplantation can mean." WROC-News 8 was nominated by Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network, the organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the Finger Lakes, central, and upstate regions of New York State.
Donor hospitals will be required to have an agreement with the organ procurement organization (OPO) in its geographically certified service area and to notify that OPO when it has a donor, according to an amendment in HR 2138, the House legislation reauthorizing the Social Security Act of 1994.
Vienna, VA, July 29, 2016 --(PR.com)-- On Wednesday June 22, 2016 the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations recognized the achievements of Burton Mattice of Dallas, Texas by presenting him with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
The majority of the criticism for the current problems was hurled at the department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its failure to provide proper oversight through regulated policies of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).
"We must and can save more lives," said Jay Campbell, the Immediate Past President of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations.