Over 14 years’ experience in quality assessment performance improvement and regulatory compliance for transplantation. Facilitated preparedness for 24 successful regulatory surveys. Regulators include OPTN/UNOS, CMS (both state and contract surveyors), TJC and DNV for hospital accreditation and VAD disease specific care certification.
Serves on the OPTN/UNOS Data Advisory Committee since August of 2018, as well as participating in several workgroups.
Kristine joined LifeGift March 2, 2020 as Senior Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance. Managing LifeGift’s quality assurance and performance improvement processes, compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and policies for both organ and tissue recovery services across the organization’s service areas, as well as business intelligence. Kristine transitioned the entire Quality Systems team (19 team members) to virtual work in March 2020 due to covid.