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July
2019
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17:45 PM
America/Denver

St. Vincent Receives Cornea Donation Award

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Billings, MT - St. Vincent Healthcare has been recognized by SightLife for going above and beyond in support of cornea donation. Every year, SightLife honors a handful of hospitals with their esteemed Vision Award and St. Vincent has been named among the hospitals recognized in 2018.

According to SightLife Montana Regional Program Manager, Keith Berg, St Vincent Healthcare had 57 cornea donors who restored sight to 77 individuals in 2018 and is on track for another great year for cornea donation. Halfway through 2019, St Vincent Healthcare has already restored sight to 40 individuals.

“I look forward to our continued partnership and countless lives that will be changed because of SightLife’s collaboration with your incredible facility,” said Berg.

SightLife is a wonderful partner that provides guidance and security in helping our patients through restoring vision. Thank you to SighLife and our dedicated associates for helping make cornea donations happen.

About SCL Health

SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 180 physician clinics, home health, hospice, mental health, and safety-net services in Colorado and the Montana Wyoming region.