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2014-08-11 23:04:13

Abington Health has achieved platinum-level recognition from the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) for its efforts to increase organ and tissue donor awareness and designations among employees, physicians, patients, visitors and the surrounding community. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Abington Health has achieved platinum-level recognition from the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) for its efforts to increase organ and tissue...

2014-08-06 16:30:24

Awards Ceremony To Celebrate High Donor Authorization Rate Among Latinos and Recognize Key Contributors CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network kicked off National Minority Donor Awareness week, (August 1-7), with the inaugural "Faces of Hope" Awards ceremony on July 31(st). The "Faces of Hope" distinction was awarded to Chicago city officials and professionals who through their work have delivered long-term benefits to Hispanics and to the...

2014-07-28 23:02:51

New professional network announced during the 2014 World Transplant Congress and includes hundreds of industry-leading physicians and scientists. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American Society of Transplantation (AST), representing the majority of professionals engaged in the field of organ transplantation, today announced the launch of the Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN), a professional network established to advance transplantation and immunology...

2014-07-28 04:20:18

Nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics responds to an article that discusses one woman's use of out of home advertising to find a kidney donor. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, responds to an article published by CBS 6 that discusses a woman's use of out of home advertising to find a kidney donor. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128621 A July 16th article published by CBS...

2014-07-24 08:29:12

For the first time, Houston hosts national event bringing together thousands of families from around the country HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3,500 organ transplant recipients, living donors and their families gathered together in Houston for the annual Olympic-style, multi-sport event, the Donate Life Transplant Games of America (TGA). Texas Children's Hospital was a major sponsor for the games with both current, as well as former patients...

2014-07-22 12:30:00

3-Way Kidney Transplant Donor/Recipient Pairs Identified Using BiologicTx's Matchgrid Software TOTOWA, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiologicTx(®) today announced their participation in Florida's first 3-way Kidney Paired Donation transplant exchange utilizing BiologicTx's proprietary matching software, Matchgrid(TM). The landmark surgical procedures happened on July 9 at the Miami Transplant Institute, located at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla....

2014-07-21 12:25:04

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) is utilizing the CompuMed, Inc. (OTCPink: CMPD) Enterprise Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Solution to improve donor organ recovery. CompuMed Enterprise OPO includes a cloud-based telemedicine platform to provide real-time access to its Board-Certified specialists for diagnostic exam interpretations and critical care consulting. (Logo:...

2014-07-15 23:05:42

Susan Nelson retires after 20 years serving AST and the transplant community, succeeded by executive director, Libby McDannell. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The American Society of Transplantation (AST), representing the majority of professionals engaged in the field of organ transplantation, today announced that Susan Nelson will be retiring as Executive Vice President later this year. Nelson, who has served in her leadership role since 1994, played a crucial part in the...

2014-07-14 12:27:15

Special happenings at this year's event: liver recipient meets her donor's family for the first time, baseball legend Vinny Castilla hosts children's area DENVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Denver's most celebrated and attended cause-related 5Ks, the Donor Dash, is celebrating 15 years this summer. Taking place July 20 in Denver's historic Washington Park, the Donor Dash is a run/walk to honor the lives of organ, eye and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of recipients and...

2014-07-03 23:02:18

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Organ Preservation Solutions Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/organ-preservation-solutions.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Transparency Market Research announced its new report on the Organ Preservation Solutions market that was first valued at USD 0.06 billion in 2012....


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