Navigation Links
Florida Tissue Services Receives National Accreditation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Tissue Services, a subsidiary of LifeNet Health receives its accreditation from the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB).

AATB inspectors examined Florida Tissue Services for compliance with all aspects of the Association's Standards and policies, including record-keeping, quality control, quality assurance, donor screening, testing and suitability determinations. Tissue banks receive accreditation from the AATB for retrieval, processing, storage, and/or distribution of tissue. An independent review was done at Florida Tissue Services to review their standard operating procedures (SOPs) and conduct an on-site inspection of their facilities and operations.

Darice Langham, Executive Director and founder of Florida Tissue Services, states "Our AATB accreditation shows the caliber of our dedicated staff and our commitment to restoring health. We strive to achieve the highest standards possible and give back to the community."

The AATB initiated an Accreditation Program for tissue banks in 1986. LifeNet Health has maintained the longest running accreditation in the U.S. AATB accreditation is based on the Standards and policies developed by the Association.

"Florida Tissue Services provides an important service to the residents of Northern Florida. Their work is critical with LifeNet Health and we are honored that they received their AATB accreditation," says Mike Plew, Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Compliance, LifeNet Health.

Florida Tissue Services is a fully owned subsidiary dedicated to the recovery of tissue in Northern Florida, improving the awareness of tissue donation and educating the public about donation in the Northern Florida Community.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, LifeNet Health, Inc., is a leading biomedical alloengineering organization and organ and tissue donation agency whose mission is saving lives and restoring health. LifeNet Health distributes more than 250,000 life-enhancing biomedical implants each year to patients around the world.

For more information about LifeNet Health and Florida Tissue Services visit and

SOURCE LifeNet Health
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Congressman Buchanan Tours Florida Clinical Laboratory; Learns Vital Role in Patient Care
2. Watson Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Inspection of Florida Facilities
3. New Poll Gauges South Floridas Views on Health Care
4. FSDDS Creates New Sun Defense Essay Contest Throughout Florida Elementary Schools
5. Mylan Restores Availability of Generic Levothyroxine in Florida
6. Popular Florida Restaurant Leads Hospitality Industry by Converting to Pasteurized Shell Eggs Usage
7. Diagnostic Centers of America Retains NewsMark Public Relations to Showcase Its Rise as Only Medical Facility in South Florida With Worlds Most Advanced Cardiac Scanner
8. HearAtLast Enters U.S. Market With Grand Opening of Hearing Clinic in The Villages, Florida
9. Delray Beach Mayor Commemorates Diagnostic Centers of America (DCA) $2 Million Purchase from Siemens to Become Only Medical Facility in South Florida with Worlds Most Advanced Cardiac Scanner.
10. NovaVision to be Featured at 2008 Florida Venture Capital Conference
11. Eleven Florida Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Grants Totaling Nearly $1 Million From The Blue Foundation
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... convenient way to dispense prescription medications at home, so he invented the patent-pending ... monitor and dispense prescription medications. In doing so, it could help to prevent ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set of ... With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any FCPX ... Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ease ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... simply groundbreaking television series, "Voices in America", which is hosted by Hollywood legend, James ... are presently affecting Americans. Dedicated to providing the world with a wide variety of ... focus on, one episode at a time. , In the latest installment currently ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... The men and women on this ... in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment to their community ... industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts. , Becker's Hospital ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Patients at Serenity Point Recovery, a holistic ... Thanksgiving Day to share the things that they are most grateful for today. ... channel, patients displayed what they wrote on index cards, describing the things that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... --> --> Juntendo University Hospital ... weighting of MRI for patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ... with SyntheticMR in order to use SyMRI in clinical research ... generate multiple contrast images from a single scan and adjust ... it possible to both fine tune images and recreate additional ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ... Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, ... their offering. --> ) ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Research and Markets ( ) has announced the ... Type (Dressings, Therapy Devices, Active Wound Care), Application (Surgical ... Geography - Global Forecast to 2020" report to ... --> The purpose of this report is to ... advanced wound care market. It involves deep dive analysis ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: