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.
Benchmarking in transplantation is a topic that many transplant program directors, administrators and quality professionals find daunting. This webinar will define and explain what benchmarking is, describe appropriate transplant clinical process and outcome metrics, discuss how to select benchmarking metrics that are important for transplant programs, and review transplant benchmarking sources and trends to close the loop on using transplant benchmarking data.