The transplant center and business unit as a model for specialized care delivery

A. Osama Gaber, Roberta L. Schwartz, David P. Bernard, Susan Zylicz

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Transplant centers are valuable assets to a transplantation hospital and essential to organize the delivery of patient care. A transplant center defined around physicians and activities of caring for patients with organ failure creates a team better equipped to manage care across the continuum of the diseases treated by transplantation. Through monitoring of clinical and financial outcomes, the transplant center can better respond to the changing regulatory and financial landscape of health care. This article seeks to explain the major organizational challenges facing the transplant center and how a transplant center can best serve its patients and parent organization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1467-1477
Number of pages11
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2013


  • Business unit
  • Transplant center
  • Transplantation
  • Transplantation health care delivery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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