Retired Seattle police officer celebrates one-year anniversary of double-lung transplant

Tim Hubbard was living an active life being outdoors, camping, and traveling after retiring from the Seattle Police Department where he had worked for 28 years. He and his wife, Sandy Hubbard, have traveled to Europe, the Caribbean, and extensively throughout the U.S. As he reflected on life after retirement, it was safe for him […]

Leaders in Donation: Rayn Ginnaty, Chief Nursing Officer, Benefis Health System

In an effort to celebrate the successes and highlight the unique obstacles of our donation partners, we interviewed leadership from around our region to ask why donation is important to them, share what is unique about their region and what they enjoy most about living and working where they do.  We are proud to feature […]

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Often, donated skin and tissue is used for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, and we are taking this opportunity to spread the word about Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, October 17. U.S. breast cancer statistics show that roughly one in eight women in our nation will develop breast cancer during […]

LifeCenter Northwest hosts national CryoLife surgeon education workshop

This fall, LifeCenter Northwest proudly hosted a surgeon education workshop along with our tissue processing partner, CryoLife. The seminar included 12 cardiac surgeons from around the nation. CryoLife is “a global provider of life restoring technologies” that works to restore both the health and quality of life of patients through a wide range of innovative […]