UMC receives award for organ donation - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/15/09

UMC receives award for organ donation

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - University Medical Center is one of only 11 Texas hospitals to receive a special award. UMC and its nonprofit partner, Life Gift, received the Medal of Honor from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for increases in organ donations.

More than 90 percent of UMC patients eligible for transplants volunteered to be donors in the past two years.

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