HHS honors hospitals for outstanding organ donation efforts

AHA News

The Department of Health and Human Services recently recognized more than 400 hospitals and transplant centers for their outstanding voluntary efforts to promote organ donation in the third year of the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Campaign.

Hospitals were awarded gold, silver or bronze recognition based on the number of promotion activities implemented.

The campaign also recognized a number of state hospital associations, organ procurement organizations and Donate Life America affiliates for partnering with hospitals and transplant centers in the national campaign.

For more, click on: http://tinyurl.com/k9p9nmu.

The AHA is a national partner in the campaign. More than 1,228 hospitals and transplant centers have stimulated 327,659 enrollments on state donor registries since the campaign’s launch in June 2011. For information about joining, visit the campaign website. Click on:
http://tinyurl.com/kx5oup2 .

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy

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