Mobile App and Web Portal Simplify Liver Transplant Referrals


A mobile app that facilitates liver transplant referrals.

Key Benefits

  • Securely facilitates liver transplant referrals to patients through mobile app or web portal.
  • Provides community providers with information about Liver Transplant Center physicians, clinical trials, outcomes and news.
  • Conveniently provides a MELD Calculator to estimate severity of liver disease.

Market Summary

Utilizing healthcare apps offers many benefits, including the potential to improve communication between clinicians and patients. While many liver transplant centers currently utilize mobile apps allowing patient transfers or liver transplant consults to be quickly facilitated locally, there are still many centers not utilizing this type of communication. For patients suffering from liver diseases and searching for liver transplants at many centers, there is currently no app that facilitates liver transplant referrals.

Technical Summary

The Emory Liver Transplant App allows providers to easily facilitate liver transplant referrals. Data is securely transferred to the transplant staff whom can access the information through a web portal. An emergency number and MELD calculator, used to estimate the severity of liver disease, is conveniently provided. In addition, providers can read about the education, experience, and bios of all Emory Liver Transplant physicians and learn about the latest research and clinical trials.

Developmental Stage

Free iOS and Android versions are available for download in Apple App Store and Google Play marketplace.

Patent Information

Tech ID: 16106
Published: 7/3/2017