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Accepting and Scheduling New External Post-Transplant Patients (3.47)

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3.47



POLICY & PROCEDURE
Effective Date: May 2011
Revised Date: June 2015
Title: Accepting and Scheduling New External Post-
Transplant Patients
Policy Number: 3.47

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I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this policy is to identify a process for transferring transplant recipients from other
centers that request to be followed at the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics ("UWHC").

II. POLICY

It is the policy of the UW Transplant Program to adhere to the University of Wisconsin Hospital &
Clinics (UWHC) standards of patient care, as well as the standards determined by regulatory and
accrediting agencies, such as The Joint Commission, The Organ Procurement and Transplantation
Network (OPTN) and the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), and the Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services (CMS).

III. FORMS

Transferring Recipient Follow-up Care into the UW

IV. PROCEDURE
A. In general, the UWHC Transplant Program will accept patients that have received organ
transplants at outside transplant centers.
B. We reserve the right to decline individual patients who repeatedly demonstrate nonadherence
to clinical follow-up (e.g. repeated no shows for clinic appointments).
C. Members of the multidisciplinary team will care for patients per UWHC Policy 3.18.
D. UNOS reporting requirements will be assumed by the UWHC Transplant Program according to
UWHC Policy 3.20.

V. COORDINATION

University of Wisconsin Transplant Program

VI. REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY

Kidney Transplant Manager
Liver Transplant Manager
Heart and Lung Transplant Manager
Operations Director





POLICY & PROCEDURE
Effective Date: May 2011
Revised Date: June 2015
Title: Accepting and Scheduling New External Post-
Transplant Patients
Policy Number: 3.47

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VII. SIGNED BY


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Jill Ellefson, MBA Dixon Kaufman, M.D., PhD
Director, Organ Donation and Transplant Service Line Chair, UW Transplant Program