I am a Registered Nurse (RN) and Certified Procurement and Transplant Coordinator (CPTC). I had the honor of helping Gift of Life coordinate a record 664 organ donors last year, along with the transplant of 1,865 life-saving organs. This is not just my story; it is the story of all persons who are committed to […]
Gift of Life and the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania Southeast Connect Honors Penn Medicine for Outstanding Organ Donation Rates
Transplant recipients thanked the strangers who saved their lives during a special event on Wednesday. Whenever an organ donor is on a unit, Virtua will raise a flag to celebrate the donor’s gift. View the full story here! Consider saying YES to saving lives. Register to be an organ donor today.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Regional Collaboration Aimed at Improving Outcomes
PHILADELPHIA, PA – 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 Paoli Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center with the 2018 Gift of Life Award on November 2. This prestigious, annual […]
Thirteen health systems and 65 individual hospitals in Gift of Life Donor Program’s region achieved honors in this year’s Hospital and Healthsystem Association of PA (HAP) Donate Life Hospital Challenge.
Donors who gave the gift of life are now honored on “Tree of Life” tribute walls at four Main Line Health campuses. The donor tribute walls were dedicated in April at Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. The trees feature metal leaves inscribed with the names of 84 generous deceased […]
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