UI Health Transplant Programs Recognized for Specialty Care

Thursday, May 17, 2018

UI Health Transplant Program Recognized for Specialty CareThree UI Health Transplant Programs recently received quality-care designations from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois.

The Division of Transplantation received Blue Distinction Center (BDC) designations for Adult Pancreas Transplant and Adult Autologous/Allogeneic Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant, and a Blue Distinction Center+ (BDC+) designation for Adult Deceased Donor Liver Transplant.

Blue Distinction Centers are part of a national program that recognizes facilities that demonstrate expertise in safely and effectively delivering quality specialty care. The BDC+ designation also emphasizes a center's focus on cost-of-care measures.

Blue Distinction Centers for Transplants have demonstrated their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for transplant patients. They offer a broad range of transplant services through a coordinated, streamlined transplant management program.

Visit the Division of Transplantation to learn more about UI Health Transplant Programs.