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MTS Celebrates National Donate Life Month this April

MTS Celebrates National Donate Life Month this April

Posted April 1, 2014 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services celebrates this April as the 11th annual National Donate Life Month. The celebration commemorates those who have received or continue to wait for lifesaving transplants.

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MTS Featured in Health Leaders Media Article on OPO Surgical Suites

MTS Featured in Health Leaders Media Article on OPO Surgical Suites

Posted March 25, 2014 in News Category

Health Leaders Media published a story this week about the streamlined approach several organ procurement organizations (OPO) are utilizing to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

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MTS Volunteer Featured in St. Louis American

MTS Volunteer Featured in St. Louis American

Posted March 20, 2014 in News Category

Kidney recipient and MTS volunteer Rev. Lauren Hickman was recently featured in the St. Louis American. He shared his story of high blood pressure leading to kidney failure, dialysis and transplant.

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Scott City Teen Saves Lives of Five People Through Organ Donation

Scott City Teen Saves Lives of Five People Through Organ Donation

Posted March 6, 2014

 A 17-year-old student at Scott City High School, Dominic Hooper’s heroic story of saving five lives was featured in the Southeast Missourian and in a KFVS-TV story.  

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MTS Operating Room Called a "Novel Facility"

MTS Operating Room Called a "Novel Facility"

Posted February 26, 2014 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services was the first to offer transplant surgeons a designated organ recovery operating room in its facility, and a recent study is showing the benefits of this innovation.

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Team Transplant St. Louis Prepares for Houston Games

Team Transplant St. Louis Prepares for Houston Games

Posted February 18, 2014 in News Category

For two weeks in February, the Olympics provide inspirational stories of overcoming obstacles to triumph. In St. Louis and communities across the nation, a group of special athletes have overcome obstacles of their own and are preparing for their own Olympic-style event this summer.

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Making a Difference 30 People At A Time

Making a Difference 30 People At A Time

Posted February 13, 2014 in Donor Family News

Angela Johnson helped someone save a life on Wednesday. In fact, she helped 30 someones.

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Inspired by Transplant Hopefuls, Chesterfield DMV Achieves Record Registry Enrollment

Inspired by Transplant Hopefuls, Chesterfield DMV Achieves Record Registry Enrollment

Posted January 30, 2014 in News Category

The Chesterfield License Office, operated by Mid-America Transplant Services, achieved an office-best  66 percent donor registry enrollment during the month of December and its sister office in Maplewood recorded an office-best 59 percent in the same time period. 

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Celebrate National Eye Donor Month

Celebrate National Eye Donor Month

Posted January 16, 2014 in News Category

March 2014 will mark the 31st Annual National Eye Donor Month! The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) is excited about the many events, ceremonies, and activities available to commemorate this event. 

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Rose Parade Experience is Emotional, Meaningful, and Powerful

Rose Parade Experience is Emotional, Meaningful, and Powerful

Posted January 14, 2014 in Donor Family News

Amy Wildhaber and her family created many new friendships at the Tournament of Roses Parade through the Donate Life float. The most meaningful may be with the woman who created the floragraph of Zac Wildhaber.

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