Health Care Issues

Organ & Tissue Donation

Currently, over 122,000 people in the United States need a lifesaving organ transplant. According to 2010 U.S. Census data, 9,811,190 people are eligible to register for the Illinois Organ/Tissue Donor Registry to indicate their desire to be listed as organ and tissue donors.

Please use the information below to either continue or begin your efforts to increase organ and tissue donation. Become a hospital partner, or join others in your hospital and community by registering to become an organ/tissue donor today.

Organ Procurement Organizations

  1. Increase the number of registered donors; and
  2. Coordinate the donation process when donors become available.

Register to Become An Organ/Tissue Donor

Advance Care Planning Resources

Legal Considerations for Hospitals (IHA Webinar held June 25, 2014)

Hospital Responsibilities and Best Practices (IHA Webinar held July 23, 2014)

U.S. Dept. Of Health and Humans Services (HHS) Organ Donation Resources


IHA Contact


Lia Daniels