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Direct Flights Save Lives! New Airline Routes Can Increase Kidney Sharing by More than 7%

  • 1.  Direct Flights Save Lives! New Airline Routes Can Increase Kidney Sharing by More than 7%

    Posted 13 days ago

    CATONSVILLE, MD, July 12, 2021 – It's a supply and demand problem, it's a transportation problem, it's a donor problem – and that just scratches the surface. According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, every 9 minutes a new patient is added to the organ waiting list. Every day 17 people die waiting for a kidney transplant. New research in the INFORMS journal Management Science tackles the transportation part of this problem.

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    Ashley Smith
    Public Relations Specialist
    INFORMS
    Catonsville MD
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