April is Donate Life Month


The Pacific Northwest Transplant Bank presented Sacred Heart Medical Center with the Organ Donation Silver Medal of Honor for the hospital’s efforts to promote organ donation.

This is the second time Sacred Heart has received the Medal of Honor; it received its first award in 2007. Sacred Heart is the only hospital in Oregon to receive the Silver Medal of Honor this year. 

Mel Pyne, CEO of PeaceHealth Oregon Region, accepted the Medal of Honor on behalf of Sacred Heart Medical Center. 

A complete list of the hospitals that received the Medal of Honor across the country can be found online here.