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Hershey Medical Center first in PA to use new device to transport donor hearts

It looks like a white box on wheels. It weighs less than 20 pounds. Yet on the inside, the Paragonix SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System harnesses technology that revolutionizes the way hospitals receive donor hearts for transplant. The Heart Transplant Program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is the first in Pennsylvania and the 24th nationwide to use the […]

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Hospitals Receive Awards

WellSpan Health announced that it and six of its hospitals were named 2018 award recipients through the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge. The goal is to increase promotion and awareness of organ, eye, and tissue donations. A single donor can save eight lives and positively impact more than 100 more […]

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Spotlight on Susan Mastrangelo, BSN, RN, CNOR

As an operating room nurse, Susan Mastrangelo is quite familiar with the process of harvesting donor organs. At Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro, New Jersey, where she works, doctors partner closely with the nonprofit Gift of Life to find suitable matches for patients awaiting a transplant. But in Mastrangelo’s experience, and that […]

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Roxborough Memorial Hospital honored encouraging organ donation

ROXBOROUGH — Gift of Life Donor Program — the organ procurement organization for the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware — and the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) Southeast Connect honored Roxborough Memorial Hospital with a 2018 Gift of Life Titanium Award Nov. 15. Pennsylvania’s challenge led the nation in hospital participation […]

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