The National Perspective Organ Procurement Organizations The fifty-eight Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) serving the nation represent a unique aspect of the health care system. These community-based, non-profit organizations are designated by the federal government to recover organs from deceased donors for transplantation. Indeed, they are the only organizations charged with such a responsibility. Since the creation of the OPO structure in […]
Lifeline of Ohio Facilitates First Adult DCD Heart Donation in the United States On Sunday, December 1, two milestones in the field of organ donation were achieved thanks to the decision of a registered donor. Lifeline of Ohio facilitated donations from a 26-year old Ohio man who has become the first adult in the United States to donate his heart after circulatory death and the first to give […]
Lifeline of Ohio Presents Awards to Champions of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Lifeline of Ohio honored sixteen individuals and institutions for their roles in saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation at “An Evening with the Stars” presented by TXJet on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Our winners…. The Hospital of the Year award was presented to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC). This award […]
Contributing Financially to Lifeline of Ohio As a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization Lifeline of Ohio often receives financial contributions and in-kind donations from individual and corporations. In recent years these contributions were directed to professional education events, the construction of the Donor Memorial and enrichment of bereavement services for donor families. In the past year Lifeline of Ohio has moved to […]
Summer Greetings – CEO Welcome Lifeline of Ohio has had a busy summer and the fall is shaping up to be just as active. September 24-28 is National DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) Appreciation Week. We plan to deliver “thanks” to each and every one of our BMV partners. Their dedication has helped us achieve an overall donor registration rate […]
Summer 2018 CEO Update Lifeline of Ohio has been busy serving our communities in 2018! As we gear up for a productive summer, we wanted to share a few initiatives with you. First, in conjunction with 10TV, we produced a 30-minute special focusing on the Ripple Effect and how the choice of one can have a vast impact on […]
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