Thursday, October 04, 2018
STPH Recognized Nationally by LOPA
St. Tammany Parish Hospital Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
St. Tammany Parish Hospital was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign has added more than 443,000 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide.
St. Tammany Parish Hospital conducted awareness and registry campaigns to educate staff, patients, visitors, and community members about the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue donors and, by doing so, increased the number of potential donors on the state’s donor registry. The hospital earned points for each activity implemented between October 2017 and April 2018 and was awarded bronze recognition through the HRSA Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign.
Of the 1,283 hospitals and transplant centers participating in the campaign, 244 bronze were awarded during this phase of the campaign.