MMC-BD Receives Excellence In Tissue Donation Award

(Beaver Dam) Marshfield Medical Center – Beaver Dam was recognized for their efforts in organ and tissue donation. The facility was one of 19 hospitals across the state awarded the Excellence in Tissue Donation from the University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation this week.

The Excellence in Tissue Donation award is given to partner hospitals that achieve at least a 60-percent consent rate. Beaver Dam registered an 88-percent consent rate. This metric measures the collaborative work between the hospital staff and tissue bank in coordinating communication around tissue consent conversations.

Marshfield Medical Center – Beaver Dam Chief Administrative Officer Angelia Foster says they are honored to play a role in this critical program. She says their team is gratified to accept this honor on behalf of the community.

In the photo from left are Angelia Foster, MMC-BD Chief Administrative Officer; Diana Gedamke, MMC-BD Clinical Quality Nurse Specialist; and Rebecca Hilson, UW OTD Tissue Program Coordinator.