Amanda Habermehl started her career at ConnectLife in 2007. She has worked in multiple roles including Clinical Recovery Coordinator, Clinical Donation Coordinator, and Hospital Development Supervisor, and her current role as Manager of Hospital Development.
Amanda has experience and responsibility for directing daily operations of all services provided by the hospital development team who is responsible for organ and tissue donation outcomes in the region’s 26 acute care hospitals.
Prior to joining ConnectLife, Amanda was a Funeral Director.
The OPTN DCD Procurement Collaborative Improvement project aimed to support nationwide efforts to increase organs available for transplant by identifying and sharing effective practices regarding approaches to DCD procurement. Many OPOs have successfully increased DCD volumes while maintaining or increasing DBD volumes. This session will provide an overview of the Collaborative and will include demonstrations from two OPOs on how they implemented DCD procurement changes to their processes throughout the course of the Collaborative.