Glossary Term


Breakthrough Collaborative term. A strategy in the OTBC Change Package where transplant programs work to optimize organ acceptance and success rates for each organ type. The purposes of the Pull Strategy are to:
Evolve an effective game plan for accepting all organs
Understand and guide the capacity to transplant more organs in the DSA
Maximize the likelihood of patients having a successful transplant rather than dying on the waiting list
Assure transplant program practice is as aggressive as possible
Create relationships with OPOs in other DSAs to assure the capacity to receive organs is fully utilized(OPTN Glossary May 2021)