From PSQH – FEBRUARY 10, 2023
The American Society for Artificial Internal Organs recently published new data in its ASAIO Journal from a study comparing hospital costs and clinical outcomes among heart transplant patients. Specifically, the study compared patients who received heart transplants preserved with Paragonix’s SherpaPak versus the common practice of consumer coolers with ice. The study found the SherpaPak method netted an average cost reduction of $26,700 per heart transplantation, due to less time spent in the hospital and less time spent on mechanical circulatory support in the ICU.
Read the article at Medical Design Briefs –Looking at the Future of Organ Transplant Logistics