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Initiatives to Improve Organ Donation

  • Member of the Health Resource and Service Administration (HRSA) “Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative”
  • North Shore University Hospital and Franklin Medical Center were awarded HRSA’s “Medal of Honor” for maintaining a 75% consent rate for donation.
  • Service Improvement Coordinating Group for Donation
  • Representatives from each hospital meet bi-monthly to share best practices in organ and tissue donation.
  • Donor Council.
  • A hospital-based group of healthcare professionals who have are committed to donation initiatives.
  • Education.
  • Ongoing education for physicians, nurses, ancillary hospital staff and the community.

If you have any questions or comments about organ and tissue donation, please send us an e-mail at transplant@nshs.edu.

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