St. Luke's Honored with LifeSource Gold Award
St. Luke’s has received LifeSource’s Workplace for Life Gold Award in support of organ, tissue and eye donation. Katelyn McKee, LifeSource organ and tissue hospital services manager, presented the award to John Strange, St. Luke’s President/CEO, and Barb Boettcher, RN, St. Luke’s critical care manager.
“St. Luke’s has been privileged to work with donors’ loved ones throughout the donation process and we are pleased to be recognized by LifeSource for our dedication to donation,” said John Strange, St. Luke’s President/CEO. In 2014 and 2015, St. Luke’s helped save lives or change lives through the generous gift of donation resulting in 22 organ transplants and 360 tissue transplants.
St. Luke’s is amongst a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized by the Department of Health and Human Services for conducting activities that promote enrollment in state organ donor registries by participating in the Workplace for Life Hospital Campaign. To learn more about donation and to sign up to be a donor, visit DonateLifeMN.org for more information.