Our Professional Partners
Working together to save lives
At LifeGift, we are proud to collaborate with an extensive network of partners to make donation happen and bring hope to the people we serve.
As dedicated and professional partners, we value our work together to help ensure that LifeGift families receive the highest level of care and expertise, and that people in need of a transplant receive their gift.
We’re here to help you with the resources and education you need to support your role in the donation process. Choose your area of expertise below for more information:
Have questions or need assistance?
Let’s partner! Get in touch with our dedicated team of professionals who are experts in the complexities of the donation process.
Supporting your professional development every step of the way
LifeGift is committed to providing outstanding education and competency-based training to our staff and partners to enhance the donation process and maximize positive outcomes.
In 2020 we launched LifeGift Institute for the Future of Transplantation (LIFT) – our premier professional development and training program that aims to raise the team’s expertise in a variety of topics and protocols.
I’ve had the opportunity to work with the most talented and compassionate LifeGift staff and hospital and transplant center partners. All working in unison to support the mission of saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation.– Gina Massoni, LifeGift Donation Communication Coordinator
Statutes and regulations
The donation and recovery of organs and tissues requires compliance with both state and federal regulations. The following downloadable documents provide synopses of some of these regulations:
- Conditions of Participation for Hospitals, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Title 42, Part 482 – Death notifications, organ and tissue donor screening, organ recovery process
- Leadership Standards and Elements of Performance, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO) – Standard LD.3.110 [critical access hospital, hospital], rationale for LD.3.110 [critical access hospital, hospital], elements of performance for LD.3.110
- Regulatory Oversight and Standards for Tissue Donation, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 21 CFR Parts 16, 1270 and 1271 – Current Good Tissue Practice for Human Cell, Tissue, and cellular and tissue-based Product Establishments; Inspection and Enforcement
- Texas Anatomical Gift Act