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Stopping for Sportsmanship

Stopping for Sportsmanship

Posted July 30, 2012 in News Category

Team Transplant St. Louis claimed 18 medals at the track and field events on Monday at the Transplant Games of America, but it was sportsmanship that shined the brightest.

 

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Friendly Rivals in the Pool

Friendly Rivals in the Pool

Posted July 29, 2012 in News Category

Eric Sherron claimed three silver and two bronze medals Saturday in swimming events at the Transplant Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Transplant Games of America kickoff

Transplant Games of America kickoff

Posted July 28, 2012 in News Category

The Transplant Games of America officially kicked off with the lighting of the cauldron Saturday night at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

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MTS Begins Operations at Missouri State Licensing Office

MTS Begins Operations at Missouri State Licensing Office

Posted July 24, 2012 in News Category

After a month of planning, MTS is officially operating the state licensing office in Maplewood, MO. As the first organ procurement organization in the country to run a local DMV office, we have a unique opportunity to not only enhance customer service, but also to identify new ways in which we can encourage people to learn about organ and tissue donation and sign up on a donor registry

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Carrying the Badge of Honor in St. Louis

Carrying the Badge of Honor in St. Louis

Posted July 24, 2012 in News Category

More than 1,300 St. Louisans are currently waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. For some, it is their only hope of survival, and more lives could be saved each year if more people made the decision to join the organ and tissue donor registry. Additionally, thousands benefit from tissue donation annually.

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Passion Drives Donor Councils

Passion Drives Donor Councils

Posted July 23, 2012 in Hospital Partner News

In working with 120 hospitals, Mid-America Transplant Services is proud to recognize the efforts of our hospital partners. In recent years, many of our partners have started donor councils, groups designed to educate staff and the public, and ensure every family is given the opportunity to donate their loved one’s organs and tissue. While the constant in each example below is the passionate people behind the donor council, these examples show how different models, goals and approaches can be successful. We’re excited to share their best practices.

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Deven's Dash to the Transplant Games

Deven's Dash to the Transplant Games

Posted July 22, 2012 in News Category

Deven is a six-year-old liver recipient. He’s four years removed from his transplant at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Doctors said he would never walk, talk, smile, or show emotion. They said Deven would never advance developmentally beyond that of a newborn.

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MTS Begins Operation of State Licensing Office in Maplewood

MTS Begins Operation of State Licensing Office in Maplewood

Posted July 5, 2012 in News Category

Residents seeking services at the Maplewood licensing office will benefit from longer hours and a larger staff as Mid-America Transplant Services (MTS) begins operation of the facility on Thursday, July 5, 2012.MTS will extend hours by a half-hour each weekday and remain open every Saturday.

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