Earlier this month, a flag-raising ceremony was held in front of Methodist University Hospital to recognize National Donate Life Month in April and raise awareness about organ and tissue donation…Eason says the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute remains on track to open a completely transformed Transplant Institute next year, thanks to an anonymous $40 million… Read More
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When the health care system announced the $40 million gift a week ago, it said the money would be used to transform the current Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, which is a partnership between Methodist and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Methodist University Hospital has received an anonymous $40 million donation aimed in part at expanding the Memphis facility’s organ transplant center, reports The Commercial Appeal. Half of the gift will go to the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute for equipment and upgrading patient rooms. The institute drew national attention in 2009 when the late Apple… Read More
The $40 million donation to the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute is a great shot in the arm for the hospital, for the Medical District and for Memphis as a whole.
“This gift will further our vision of Memphis being a healthcare hub not only for the Southeast, but for the entire United States,” said Dr. James Eason, UTHSC Professor of Surgery and Director of the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have received the largest gift in their 100-year history. The gift, from an anonymous donor, totals $40 million and will be used to develop a new, innovative, comprehensive transplant facility at Methodist University Hospital. The facility will provide state-of-the-art and easily… Read More