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UTMC receives approval to reinstate kidney program

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The University of Toledo Medical Center has received final approval to reinstate live kidney transplants.

UTMC received official word that the donor transplant program is in compliance with Medicaid and Medicare, meaning the center can reinstate live kidney transplants within the next 10 days.

The university voluntarily suspended live kidney transplants in August after a good kidney was thrown away by a nurse during a surgery. Multiple people lost their jobs as a result of that incident.

Now the medical center has new procedures and security measures to prevent similar mistakes in the future.

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