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Surgeon Says Apps May Turn Organ Donation Support Into ‘Concrete Action’

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Users of Tinder, the popular online dating app, usually swipe right on their mobile screens to gain a potential match. Come September, the same action might allow them to save lives by registering to...

iPhone Organ Donation? New iOS Update Could Save Lives

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

Remains of the Day: Apple to Encourage Organ Donation with iOS 10

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...

Apple promoting organ donation in iOS 10 - CNET

The new version of Apple's mobile operating system will include the ability for a user to register as an organ donor.

Apple to encourage organ donation with Health app - CNET

Apple's upcoming iOS 10 software will offer a way for iPhone users to sign up to donate their organs, eyes and tissues.

With iOS 10, you'll be able to sign up as an organ donor on your iPhone

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

Apple is building organ donation into iOS 10

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

Apple to push organ donation in iOS 10

Option to enroll as donor available through iPhone's Health app.        

Apple urges organ donation via new iPhone software

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 promotes organ donation with iOS 10, sign up as a donor from the Health app

3 weeks agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

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

Where's The Safety Net? Living Organ Donors Are People, Too

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

Doctors Want to Get More Organ Transplants by Euthanizing Patients and Taking Their Organs

Since 2005 about 40 people in Belgium and the Netherlands have successfully combined euthanasia with organ donation, according to an article in the Journal of Medical Ethics by ethicists and transplant specialists. The [five] doctors are so enthusiastic about the procedure that they have proposed legal changes which will speed up the procedure and maximize […]

Email from Alonzo Mourning: How organ donation saved my life

NBA Champion Alonzo Mourning sent the following message to the White House email list to discuss the vital importance of organ donation. Didn't get the message? Sign up for email updates here. During my basketball career, I won the NBA Finals and an Olympic Gold Medal. Show More Summary

Organ Donation Registration, Meet the 21st Century

The organ donation and transplantation system in the United States is working... sometimes. For those that receive the gift of life (including yours truly), the system has indeed worked. Stars aligned, prayers were answered, and a helicopter carrying the precious cargo arrived in time. Show More Summary

California Organ Donation: Transplants Between HIV-Positive People Now Legal

With a piece of emergency legislation, California lawmakers legalized organ donations between HIV-positive people. The change in California law became official Friday when Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill, and the legislation went into effect immediately. Show More Summary

With transplant patients waiting, lawmakers fast-track bill allowing organ donations by HIV-positive people

California politics updates: Bills in Sacramento face a big live-or-die moment, business groups play both sides in Assembly race May 27, 2016, 10:42 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: Lawmakers in Sacramento...

Some Good News on Organ Donation

Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA 17th District) has introduced the Organ Donor Clarification Act. The act would: Clarify that certain reimbursements are not valuable consideration but are reimbursements for expenses a donor incurs...Show More Summary

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