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Transplant Care

The Transplant Institute at BIDMC cares for patients with end stage kidneypancreas or  liver disease. The Transplant Team is a multidisciplinary group of experts who are committed to compassionate patient involvement during the initial evaluation, pre-transplant care, transplant surgery and follow-up care.  Learn more about the Transplant Institute.

Transplant Care: Performance Summary


BIDMC Volume
FY07 FY08 FY09 FY10
Transplant Volume by Organ Type  (1)
Liver 19 25 31 27
Pancreas 8 6 5 5
Kidney
Organ from Living Donor 33 27 34 31
Organ from Deceased Donor 30 26 39 28
Total Organ Transplants 90 84 109 91
BIDMC Performance (1/1/2008 thru 6/30/2010) National Database (1/1/2008 thru 6/30/2010)
One Year Patient Survival Rate by Organ Type (2)
Kidney 97.7% 96.8%
Liver 90.1% 89.0%
Pancreas 100% 96.4%
BIDMC Performance CY2009 Internal Goal CY2009 (4)
Living Donor Satisfaction (3)
(A higher score is better.)
Satisfaction with the quality of medical care during their hospitalization 79% 100%
Satisfaction with quality of follow-up care received after surgery 71% 100%
Satisfaction with the entire donation experience 86% 100%

1 BIDMC Administrative/Patient Level Database. Based on the transplant date.
2 Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR Data) Updated July, 2011
BIDMC Patient Survey responses from Donors who underwent surgery between January 2009 and December 2009.
4 BIDMC Transplant Institute Internal Goal.

For more information about each measure and its comparison, click on the measure name.

Last updated: August 8, 2011

Contact Information

Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality and Safety
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-1325