In 2018, more than 12 000 people on organ transplant waiting lists died or were deemed too sick for transplant. The problem is getting worse as listings continue to outpace supply.1
In the management world, this is often reduced to a question of supply and demand. Although it appears that supply is inadequate, the number of organs procured represent about one-third of the possible donors.2 Where is the gap?
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Karp SJ, Segal G, Patil DJ. Fixing Organ Donation: What Gets Measured, Gets Fixed. JAMA Surg. 2020;155(8):687–688. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0748
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