Senior Vice President of Referral Relations and Network Development
Nancy Schmidt is a 35-year veteran in the field of rehabilitation. She began her career developing hospital and community based rehabilitation programs for persons with brain injuries, both in Indiana and in the Greater Boston Area. Ms. Schmidt’s career expanded to include leadership positions in all levels of post acute care, including sub acute, outpatient, and home care.
In 1999 Ms. Schmidt provided consultative services to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and was instrumental in leading the organization from traditional discipline-based care to outcome-oriented care planning and care delivery following the guidelines in the text for which she was co-editor, “Outcome-Oriented Rehabilitation.”
Ms. Schmidt joined the staff of Spaulding in 2000 as the Associate Director of Ambulatory Services and Director of Spaulding’s Outpatient Campus in Boston. Ms. Schmidt led the development of Spaulding’s Outpatient Center in Braintree which opened in 2003. Later, she accepted the position of Senior Director of Admissions where she worked hand in hand with referring hospitals to optimize admission opportunities for patients requiring acute rehabilitation. In 2005, Ms. Schmidt joined Partners Continuing Care as the Director of Referral Relations.
Ms. Schmidt has worked with key leaders in PHS Case Management and Care Coordination to provide a more integrated approach to the referral and admission process between acute and non acute care. In her current role as Senior Vice President, Nancy is responsibility for referral management, admissions, case management and network development.
Nancy holds a Masters Degree from Missouri University in Social Work and Rehabilitation Counseling.