Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Joins Optum Transplant Network
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has joined the Optum Transplant Network, which allows for the hospital’s pediatric heart transplant program to be listed among Optum’s transplant facilities across the country.
The Optum Transplant Network includes more than 890 solid organ and stem cell transplant programs at 167 hospitals nationwide.
Datasource: Ped Heart Transplant
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach, received UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) accreditation in 2010 to launch the pediatric heart transplant program.
Since its inception, physicians and the clinical team of the transplant program have performed 36 successful transplants.
The approval of the program is the culmination of years of strategic planning, including the formation of a pediatric cardiac transplant team with the right mix of expertise and compassion.