Lindsay Smith is the Director of Quality for the Vanderbilt Transplant Center. She graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and nursing from Belmont University. She worked as a transplant and oncology nurse for 6 years before deciding to pursue her master’s degree. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of nursing in 2013 with a Master’s in Healthcare Leadership. Her passion for quality lead her to the Vanderbilt Transplant Center in 2013, where she is currently the quality director for the transplant center.
The New MPSC Transplant Performance Metrics: Are You Ready?
With the release of the new MPSC performance metrics, transplant programs throughout the country are wondering how these metrics will affect their programs. Over the course of this discussion, we will welcome Vanderbilt’s Transplant Quality Director, Lindsay Smith, who will review the 90-day and one-year conditional graft survival, offer acceptance, and pre-transplant mortality metrics as well as how to assess your programs’ current performance. Additionally, we will share tools that will aid centers in predicting future outcomes.