Glossary Term


Breakthrough Collaborative best practice.
A structured multi-disciplinary meeting of hospital and OPO staff used to coordinate the Effective Request Process and to meet the unique needs of each eligible donor’s family. (OPTN Glossary May 2021, Alliance Terminology & Data Resources May 2021)

A huddle is a brief meeting involving key hospital personnel and OPO staff. It is a collaborative effort between OPO, and patient care team intended to establish a clear plan of OPO involvement, foster teamwork, and support the opportunity for donation. (Organ Toolbox Workgroup , 2018 & Community Hospital Resource Guide Workgroup, 2019)