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UnityPoint Health and Iowa Donor Network Launch InVita Healthcare Technologies’ iReferral to Increase Donation and Transplantation in Iowa

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iReferral automatically identifies potential organ and tissue donors and streamlines the hospital-to-OPO referral process.

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — InVita Healthcare Technologies, UnityPoint Health, and Iowa Donor Network (“IDN”), the federally designated Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) serving the state of Iowa, have collaborated to successfully launch iReferral across thirteen (13) UnityPoint Health hospital facilities across Iowa in August 2023.  iReferral replaces the prior time-intensive, error-prone, and manual telephonic referral process with healthcare interoperability technology that automatically identifies potential organ and tissue donors based on established criteria and securely delivers donor referrals to IDN’s iTransplant System.