OMC receives Award from Saving Sight
Proclamation from the Missouri Senate Acknowledges Milestone
Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Eye Donation
Award from Saving Sight. Saving Sight is a non-profit organization whose
mission is to change lives by saving sight. Saving Sight partners with
220 hospitals across central Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas and inaugurated
the Excellence in Eye Donation Award in 2014.
OMC was one of just thirty-one hospitals in Saving Sight’s service
region to receive the Excellence in Eye Donation Award for 2015. OMC earned
this award based on the hospital’s forty-eight percent consent rate
for eye donation and its facilitating thirteen eye donation cases that
resulted in eighteen individuals receiving restored sight through a cornea
Missouri Senator Mike Cunningham presented a proclamation to the Missouri
Senate recognizing this effort by OMC.
OMC House Supervisor Reba Libby (left) and Discharge Planner Theresa Turner
are shown with the Missouri Senate’s Proclamation offered by Senator