Lindsay Lang currently serves as a senior health care quality improvement specialist at the National Partnership. In this role, she guides health care organizations as they implement a collaborative patient and family engagement model of care in which patients and families work in partnership with clinicians and staff to redesign health care delivery.
Lang joined the National Partnership with 15 years of experience within the health care industry. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Iowa and practiced as an registered nurse in oncology, hematology and dialysis care settings at the University of Kansas Hospital. She went on to earn a Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) from the University of Kansas. During this time, she first developed an interest in working in health care quality improvement serving as a hospital liaison for the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators. Upon completion of her MHSA, she was awarded an administrative fellowship with the Trinity Health system in Michigan. Prior to relocating to Washington, D.C., Lang worked as a nurse manager of an inpatient neurosciences unit at Froedtert Hospital in Wisconsin. Most recently, Lang was a senior director at the National Quality Forum, focusing on improving quality through the use of performance measurement in health care settings.