NMH Earns Silver Medal from HHS HRSA for Organ and Tissue Donation
- Achieving an organ donation conversion rate of at least 75 percent.
- Achieving a rate of at least 3.75 organs transplanted per donor (OTPD).
- Successfully recovering transplantable organs in at least 10 percent of cases involving donation after circulatory death (DCD).
Gold medal winners meet or exceed all three goals in the previous two years; silver medal winners meet or exceed goal one and either goal two or three during the previous two years; and bronze medal winners achieve goal one during the same period.
In earning a silver medal of honor, Northwestern Memorial Hospital achieved an organ donation conversion rate of 78.9 percent and a DCD rate of 33.3 percent.
Learn more about the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Kovler Organ Transplantation Center.