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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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MTS Awarded Maplewood License Office

MTS Awarded Maplewood License Office

Posted June 11, 2012 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services was awarded the Maplewood License Office by the Missouri Department of Revenue in May. MTS is scheduled to begin managing the office, at 3238 Laclede Station Road in the Deer Creek Plaza, on July 1.

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MTS Float Places Second in Annie Malone Parade

MTS Float Places Second in Annie Malone Parade

Posted June 4, 2012 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services was awarded second place in the Float Division of the Annie Malone Parade judging on Friday. The parade committee presented MTS with a trophy at a reception.

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Facebook Initiative Continues to Drive Record Enrollment in Online State Donor Registries; Two-Day Surge Surpasses 24,000

Facebook Initiative Continues to Drive Record Enrollment in Online State Donor Registries; Two-Day Surge Surpasses 24,000

Posted May 4, 2012 in News Category

Donate Life America, the national organization dedicated to increasing the number of registered organ, eye and tissue donors who save and heal lives, reported that the historic surge in online donor designations nationwide propelled by an initiative with Facebook continued into a second day with little reduction in enrollment activity.

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Donate Life America Initiative with Facebook Results in Historic Surge in Online Donor Designations

Donate Life America Initiative with Facebook Results in Historic Surge in Online Donor Designations

Posted May 2, 2012 in News Category

Donate Life America, the national organization dedicated to increasing the number of registered organ, eye and tissue donors that save and heal lives, reported an historic surge in online donor designations nationwide following Tuesday’s announcement of a major initiative with Facebook.

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Facebook Partners with Donate Life America to Increase Number of Registered Organ Donors

Facebook Partners with Donate Life America to Increase Number of Registered Organ Donors

Posted May 1, 2012 in News Category

Donate Life America, the national organization dedicated to increasing the number of registered organ, eye and tissue donors that save and heal lives, announced Tuesday a major initiative with Facebook.

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St. Louis Board of Alderman Present Resolution for Donate Life Month

St. Louis Board of Alderman Present Resolution for Donate Life Month

Posted April 27, 2012 in News Category

The St. Louis City Board of Alderman announced a resolution on Friday, April 27 declaring April as National Donate Life Month in St. Louis.

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