Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach Corporation

aka Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach, Mission Outreach   |   Springfield, IL   |  www.mission-outreach.org

Mission

Inspired by Christ and St. Francis of Assisi, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach cares for people in need through recovery and world-wide distribution of life-saving medical supplies and equipment. Since our founding in 2002, Mission Outreach has: •Improved healthcare quality and saved lives in 95 developing countries around the world. •Provided doctors, nurses, medical staff, volunteers, and family caregivers with the tools necessary to provide healing, hope, and joy to people who live in areas where poverty and disease are rampant. •Equipped 530 medical mission organizations with more than $85 million in medical supplies and equipment. •Reduced landfill deposits by more than 11 million pounds. •Advanced quality in medical supply and equipment donation through standards development and by becoming one of the first organizations accredited by MedSurplus Alliance, Taskforce for Global Health at Emory University. •Developed professional biomedical assessment and support through on-site and distance learning. •Engaged and supported the international priorities of U.S. healthcare systems throughout the mid-west including Ascension Health, Carle, HSHS, Mercy, OSF, and SSM. •Made a difference because of the support of countless people throughout the world.

Ruling year info

1946

President and Executive Director

Georgia Winson

Main address

4930 LaVerna Road

Springfield, IL 62707 USA

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EIN

35-2271729

NTEE code info

Hospitals and Primary Medical Care Facilities (E20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Mission Outreach improves health care equity, patient and staff safety and health outcomes through the provision of high quality medical supplies and equipment. Mission Outreach advances standards in medical product donation to: demonstrate respect, conserve scarce financial resources and reduce environmental damage in low-middle-income countries.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Major Product Donations: Capacity Building

As a medical support and resource organization (MSRO) accredited by the Medsurplus Alliance Taskforce for Global Health, Mission Outreach works with sponsor and recipient organizations to build capacity and infrastructure through donation of substantial medical supplies and biomedical and equipment customized to the needs of qualified recipient organizations. Mission Outreach recipients participate in qualification, needs assessment, on-boarding consultation for biomedical equipment and evaluation to ensure that all donations are appropriate and used safely and effectively. In collaboration with freight-forwarders and international customs agents, Mission Outreach handles logistics for international shipment.

Population(s) Served
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Work status and occupations

Mission Outreach provides medical supplies to assist U.S. medical missioners and medical providers in low-middle-income countries working collaboratively to meet critical care needs.

Population(s) Served
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Mission Outreach operations reduces landfill deposits in the midwest by more than 1 million lbs. per year. Usable medical supplies and equipment are distributed to healthcare facilities in low-middle-income countries. Environmentally friendly methods are used to dispose of unusable medical supplies and equipment.

Population(s) Served
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Members of the Mission Outreach Global Solidarity Volunteer Corps work Monday-Friday and select weekends and evenings to sort, package, box and label medical supplies for distribution to low-middle-income countries. Volunteers are needed for sorting, data entry, crate building and warehouse maintenance.

Population(s) Served
Age groups

Mission Outreach Biomedical Sourcing and Consultation employs a biomedical engineer to: source quality product (for donation or purchase); assess and prepare biomedical equipment for shipping; provide consultation and training through on-site review or distance learning.

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Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

1. Provide high quality medical supplies, durable medical and biomedical equipment
2. Meet expressed needs and capacities of hospitals in low and middle income countries
3. Advance effective, sustainable use of biomedical equipment
4. Advance quality of medical donations across the medical gift-in-kind non-profit sector

1a. Develop and maintain a network of committed supply and equipment donors that receive regular updates regarding the type, quality and quantity of medical supplies and equipment needed by those we serve.
1b. Sort, package and label all supplies by expiration date and unique item descriptions so that recipient organizations receive in-date supplies specific to their need.
1c. Professional assessment of all biomedical equipment.

2a. Align products and practices World Health Organization guidelines for international donation.
2b. Operation of a "pull" inventory system that allows recipients to select what is needed. Inventory consultation to assist recipients in navigating the on-line ordering system. Recipient confirmation of all orders prior to shipment.

3a. On-site biomedical engineer conducts a functional assessment and prepares biomedical equipment for donation. Consultation with recipient organization is provided for on-boarding and equipment maintenance.
3b. Publication, presentation and participation in professional associations and standards organizations advancing the quality of biomedical equipment donations.

4a. Board service to the MedSurplus Alliance Leadership Council at Taskforce for Global Health at Emory University. Service to the International Advisory Council Catholic Health Association.

1a. Mission Outreach maintains 83,000 square feet of warehouse space ensuring clean, safe storage and efficient product distribution.
1b. Mission Outreach maintains an on-line inventory system with extensive product descriptions and photos as available.
1c. Mission Outreach sorts and packages product to professional standards in new, double-walled boxes or wooden crates (as required for product integrity)

2a. Extensive application and needs assessment processes in place.
2b. Staff maintain current knowledge regarding guidelines and trends in international medical product donation.

3a. Biomedical services are led by a master's level biomedical engineer with international experience.

4a. Leadership participating in advocacy and standards development.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach Corporation

Board of directors
as of 6/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Eric Lohse

Eric Lohse

Georgia Winson

Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach

Sr. Rosily Menachery

HSOSF

Geoff Nielson

Ascension Health Resource and Supply Management Group LLC (The Resource Group)

James Lestikow

Hinshaw and Culbertson LLP

Neil Flynn

Neil Flynn Law

Pam McClelland

Dan McCormack

Josiah Alamu

Nova Southeastern University

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/25/2021

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.