Optimizing organ donation: When big data and analytics helps save lives

You might hear business executives talk about how critical big data and analytics initiatives are for their companies. But for some organizations, leveraging these technologies can actually be life-saving for individuals.

That’s certain the case at the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the private, non-profit organization that manages the nation’s organ transplant system. UNOS matches donated organs to transplant candidates who are waiting for them. As part of its post-transplant research, UNOS generates Organ Offer Reports to supply data to transplant centers, 

Author: Bob Violino


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