“Dissemination of the Donor Application: Utilizing Social Media to Identify Potential Live Organ Donors”
This study utilizes a web-based application to help patients on the organ transplant waitlist communicate patient's need for a living donor via social media and provide interested potential donors the opportunity to engage with the evaluation process.
The Donor App
The Donor app is a web-based application that helps transplant candidates tell the candidate's story via social media in the hopes of identifying an appropriate living donor. Sample stories created using the Donor App can be found at www.thedonorapp.com.
Dissemination of the Donor Application: Utilizing Social Media to Identify Potential Live Organ Donors