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Help Sinai Hospital and LifeBridge Health Win a LIVESTRONG Award

Posted Mar 19 2013 10:00am

LifeBridge HealthSinai Hospital of Baltimore has been selected as a candidate for the LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project, which offers $1.2 million in funding to bring proven cancer support programs to communities across the U.S. Finalists will be determined through an online voting campaign that begins today at Vote.LIVESTRONG.org and runs until 5 p.m. CT on Thurs., Mar. 28. Sites with the top votes per region will receive financial awards of support to replicate and implement programs that have demonstrated success in improving the lives of people affected by cancer. CIP__Palliative

LifeBridge Health – Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is among hundreds of organizations still in contention for the award. If selected, LifeBridge Health – Sinai Hospital of Baltimore will use the awarded funds to work towards qualification for the Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification in Palliative Care .

The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Palliative Care is designed to set standards and acknowledge hospitals providing state-of-the-art palliative care services that relieve symptoms and stress of serious illness and improve quality of life for patients. The Center to Advance Palliative Care will provide tools and training to 20 hospitals and cancer centers across the country to assist in their efforts to qualify for the Certification.

You can only vote ONCE through this entire process. Voting opens today and runs through March 28.

PLEASE vote before March 28 by visiting the website below:

http://vote.livestrong.org/regions/6/77-LifeBridge-Health—Sinai-Hospital/

This is a VIRAL campaign, so please pass along to your friends and encourage them to vote!

-Written by Samantha Zipp Dowd, Director of Major Gifts, Sinai Hospital, Department of Development, LifeBridge Health 

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