News & Press

Read the latest news articles and press releases about living kidney donation, the Donor Care Network, the National Kidney Registry, and Donor Care Network Centers of Excellence.

Legacy Health: The region’s most five-star hospitals

Legacy Health has achieved something that no other health system in the region can match. The federal government awarded three Legacy hospitals for delivering five-star quality care to our communities, giving Legacy the most high-quality hospitals of any system in the region. Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in…

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Transplant Services

Lyndhurst Woman Saves Four Lives Through ‘Good Samaritan’ Living Kidney Donation at Hackensack University Medical Center

On December 9, 2020, Gianna Graw saved four lives and became the first patient to make a “good samaritan” kidney donation through Hackensack University Medical Center’s partnership with National Kidney Registry (NKR), an organization that facilitates living donor kidney transplants.

Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Center