Genesis Recognized Nationally For Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

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Published on November 10, 2016

Genesis Recognized Nationally For Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Earns Platinum

ZANESVILLE, OH (Nov. 10, 2016) Genesis HealthCare System is among a select group of hospitals nationwide to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). For the fourth year in a row, Genesis earned top recognition for helping its employees and the community learn about the impact and importance of being an organ, eye and tissue donor.

“The Genesis Donation Council has awareness and registry events to educate staff, patients, visitors and community members about the critical need for organ, eye and tissue donors,” said Dan Vincent, consultant, Genesis Educations Services and Donation Council chairman.

The hospital earned points for each activity implemented between May 2015 and April 2016, and was awarded the platinum recognition through the HRSA Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign. The national campaign by HRSA has added about 400,000 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide since 2011.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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