Monitoring the performance of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program (Program) against specific standards is key to helping more patients have a successful bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. A transplant replaces a patient's diseased cells with healthy blood-forming cells (also called stem cells).
The Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database, one component of the Program, is responsible for:
Performance standards for the Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database include:
The Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database regularly reports performance measurements to HRSA.