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Increasing Rates of Patients on a Transplant Waitlist QIA

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Transplant Information During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Network 17 Transplant Centers:

Transplant Medication Resources:

California Specific Resources:

Patients can apply for Covered California or Medi-Cal by going to:

Patients can apply for MRMIP (Major Risk Medical Insurance Program) through the State of California by going to: AKF may be able to assist with the premium costs.


Patient education: Partnering Along the Road to Transplant (English/Spanish): Use this handout to educate on ways to improve communication between patients and their providers and ease the transplant process for patients.

Ascent to Transplant videos for patients and healthcare providers:

Understanding the Kidney Allocation System: Wednesday February 19, 2020

Arizona Mayo Clinic Transplant physicians, Dr. Khamash and Dr. Jadlowiec, share a wealth of information on the essentials to understanding the Kidney Allocation System. This presentation may be viewed at the link below:


Considering a Transplant? Let's Get Started!

This tri-fold brochure can easily fit into a pocket and can be used to track progress and keep details organized as a patient prepares for transplant evaluation.

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Network 17 2019/2020 Transplant Referral Guide

The Transplant Referral Guide is a tool to help guide dialysis patients,
their family members and care partners to the transplant centers that could
most likely meet their needs. It provides location and contact information, as well as easy-to-compare eligibility criteria for the transplant centers in the Network 17 service area.

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Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Monitoring Form

Use the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Monitoring Form for tracking education, referrals, work-ups, and waitlist status for transplant and for discussion of progress toward goals during QAPI meetings.

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PDSA Cycle Intervention Tool

Use this Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) tool to guide you in your transplant QIA rapid-cycle improvement process.

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Tips for Engaging Patients and Hosting a Successful Transplant Lobby Day

This one-pager provides simple, easy-to-follow steps for hosting a successful Transplant Lobby Day. 

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Transplant Waitlist 2019 Webinar and Slides

2019 Increase Rates of Patients on a Transplant Waitlist Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Webinar View PowerPoint Slides (PDF) Watch Recorded Webinar

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Transplant Refusal Follow-up: Why Not Consider a Transplant

Use this one-page document to educate patients and understand the reasons patients are refusing to be referred for transplant.

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5 Steps to Transplant Tracker

Use the 5 Steps to Transplant Tracker (XLSX) for tracking patients through the 5 step waitlist process, documenting contacts with transplant centers, monitoring active/inactive status and identifying barriers. 


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