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Bradford Regional Medical Middle earned nationwide recognition for its efforts to extend organ, eye and tissue donation registrations via the Office Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Marketing campaign.
BRMC was one in every of 1,700 organizations to take part within the 2020 nationwide marketing campaign to coach workers, sufferers, guests and communities concerning the crucial want for organ, eye and tissue donation, together with registering as organ donors. The hospital earned recognition for conducting consciousness and registry actions.
“We’re very proud to earn recognition for selling the significance of organ, eye and tissue donation which is so important for sufferers ready for a transplant,” mentioned Paula Platko, RN, director of nursing, BRMC.
The WPFL is a nationwide initiative that unites the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Companies, Well being Sources and Companies Administration, and the organ donation neighborhood with workplaces throughout the nation in spreading the phrase concerning the significance of donation.
The 2020 hospital marketing campaign efforts added 59,662 registrations to state registries, together with registrations from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Since its inception in 2011, the marketing campaign has generated 552,026 registrations in addition to united donation advocates at hospitals with representatives from their native organ procurement organizations, Donate Life America associates, and state and regional hospital associations. Bradford Regional Medical Middle labored with the Middle for Organ Restoration and Training to leverage its outreach efforts.
Each 10 minutes, one other particular person is added to the organ transplant ready record, reaffirming the crucial and rising want for registered organ, eye, and tissue donors. For extra details about the WPFL Hospital Organ Donation Marketing campaign, go to www.organdonor.gov/hospitals. or go to https://www.donatelife.net/register/ to enroll as a donor at present.
Higher Allegheny Well being System is the mum or dad firm of Bradford Regional Medical Middle and Olean Basic Hospital, members of Kaleida Well being, Buffalo.
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