Freeman Exceeds National Goal for Organ and Tissue Donation
Feb 02, 2017
Many families extend the legacy of a loved one through the gift of organ donation at Freeman Health System. Twenty-six organs were transplanted in 2016, giving individuals a second chance at life. The organ conversion rate at Freeman in 2016 was 86 percent. The national goal for the same year was 75 percent.
Approximately 1,900 individuals nationally also received the healing gift of tissue donation. The national goal was 40 percent in 2016. Freeman exceeded the national goal with a tissue conversion rate of 47 percent.