Aspirus Riverview Hospital honored for tissue donation efforts
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics was among 16 hospitals honored on May 17 by University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation (UW OTD) for their ongoing commitment to saving and improving lives through organ and tissue donation. Aspirus Riverview received the Excellence in Tissue Donation award.
The Excellence in Tissue Donation award was given to Wisconsin Tissue Bank partner hospitals, who achieved at least 60 percent tissue donation consent rate. This metric measures the collaborative work between the hospital staff and tissue bank in coordinating communication around tissue donation consent conversations. Aspirus Langlade Hospital and Medical Center in Antigo also received the Excellence in Tissue Donation award.