Iowa Hits Record Number of Organ Donors and Transplants

Iowa Donor Network reports an increase in organ donors and transplant recipients. Since 2019, the number of organ donors has increased by 40 percent and the number of transplants by 21 percent.

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Iowa Donor Network seeing an increase in organ donations and transplants

Iowa Donor Network released information about organ and tissue donation in 2023, and it shows that the spirit of giving doesn’t just apply to presents for Iowans.

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Des Moines organ donor honored at 2024 Rose Parade

The annual Rose Parade in Pasadena had an Iowa connection this year. Dominic Ogden from Des Moines was recognized for donating organs and tissue after his death in 2020.

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Two Iowans honored at Rose Parade in Pasadena

Iowa Donor Network selected two Iowans, Dominic Ogden and Melissa Nelson, to be honored on the 2024 OneLegacy Donate Life Rose Parade Float in Pasadena, California during the Rose Parade.

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Two Iowans Honored at the 135th Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena before the Rose Bowl

Today we are honoring two Iowans at the 135th Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena before the Rose Bowl. Dominic Ogden, who passed away in 2020, will be honored for his gift of life that saved four lives. His mother will...

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Giving the Gift of Life During the Season of Giving

As we embrace the spirit of giving, let's remember the profound difference we can make through the gift of life. Iowa native Leslie Becker, a recipient of two life-changing transplants, highlights the power of this incredible act of kindness. Check...

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Iowa Donor Network, InVita Healthcare Technologies and UnityPoint Health collaborate to launch iReferral

InVita Healthcare Technologies, UnityPoint Health, and Iowa Donor Network have collaborated to successfully launch iReferral across thirteen (13) UnityPoint Health hospital facilities across Iowa in August 2023. iReferral replaces the prior time-intensive, error-prone, and manual telephonic referral process with healthcare...

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Eastern Iowa organ donor honored during Hawkeye Downs races Saturday

The races at Hawkeye Downs Saturday had a much deeper meaning than just winning a regional event. It was to show the importance of organ donations. You didn’t have to look any further than NASCAR driver Joey Gase’s car. Hands...

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