Maryland has one of the highest rates of drug overdose donors in the nation.
PROBLEM: Overall there are currently 120,000 men, women and children waiting for an organ donation, and roughly 8,000 of those people, about 22 per day, die each year because they won’t receive the organs they need in time. Donate Life America, a nonprofit charged with developing and promoting organ donor education programs designed to motivate […]
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State officials raised more than $1 million over the past decade to promote organ donation but haven’t spent any of it, a new audit showed.
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A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. A couple of months ago I received a Facebook invitation to “like” a page. That was not unusual, and usually the pages are on silly or obscure topics, but this page was different. The name of the page was New Kidney for Stu. […]
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With just a few taps of your iPhone screen, you could save a life. If that statement sounds like an exaggeration, it may not be. According to the Associated Press, Apple has included the option to be an organ donor on the latest iPhone iOS update. Show More Summary
It has been just over three weeks since Apple released […]
Apple is going to make it easier than ever to register as an organ donor. With the release of iOS 10 later this year, you’ll be able to sign up on the national organ donor registry through the Health app. Read more...
The new version of Apple's mobile operating system will include the ability for a user to register as an organ donor.
Apple's upcoming iOS 10 software will offer a way for iPhone users to sign up to donate their organs, eyes and tissues.
Apple's mission to use the power of its mobile devices to ease many common tasks just took an interesting new turn: signing up for organ donation. On Tuesday, the company announced that, when iOS 10 launches in the fall, iPhone andShow More Summary
Granted, it’s not the most cutting edge new feature for iOS 10, but it’s an important one, nonetheless. Apple issued a release this morning announcing that the company is teaming with Donate Life America to bring organ donation to its mobile operating system. Show More Summary
Option to enroll as donor available through iPhone's Health app.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up button to the health information app that comes installed on every smartphone...Show More Summary
Apple will promote organ donation with its newest mobile operating system, iOS 10, when it ships in the fall. Via the Associated Press, Apple will include a new simple sign-up button inside the Health app to enable users to register to become an organ donor in a national donor registry. Show More Summary
What ever happened to being honest and fair? Yes, people are dying who need organs, but living organ donors are people, too. Recent movements to encourage living organ donation are misdirected. What living organ donors need is a safety net. Show More Summary