Expert 169373 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the long-term care field which includes non-medical facilities such as Residential Care, Assisted Living, Home Care and Day Care Programs. I have been an advocate for improving community care for residents/clients/consumers, as well as care homes/facilities since 1985. Since 1990, I have been teaching, writing/publishing standards for the non-medical care and medical care industry.
I have consulted as an expert on cases in over a dozen states. I am familiar with both state and federal laws and standards. Over the years, I have authored more than 26 books on care facility standards. For several years, through American College of Community Care Educations, I was in charge of publishing the laws and state policies for homes for the elderly and developmentally disabled and day care programs. I have spent over 25 years offering deposition, consultations, and expert testimony as a long-term care expert witness.

Expert 318738 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of Nursing experience as well as Legal Nurse Consulting experience. My expertise consists of Nursing Practice, Acute Med/Surg, Geriatrics, Home Care, Long Term Care, Quality Management, Organizational Management, Health Promotion, Nursing Administration Theory and Clinical applications, Information Management, and Health Care Law. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 524232 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have been working in the field of physical therapy for 35 years. I hold degrees in both physical therapy and exercise physiology. Throughout my career, I have treated patients in a wide variety of settings. I have worked in an acute rehabilitation facility, a sports medicine practice, a specialized hand clinic, several hospitals and multiple home care agencies. Home health care and hospital care have encompassed the majority of my professional practice. In the hospital setting I have experience treating patients at all levels of acuity; intensive care, rehabilitation and outpatient. I have numerous areas of specialized training; industrial rehabilitation, brain injury, cardiac rehabilitation, high risk pregnancy, prenatal exercise, chronic pain, spinal cord injury, wound care and aquatic therapy. I have provided instruction and training to students during their clinical rotations. In the hospital setting, I have provided supervision to physical therapy assistants and physical therapy aides adhering to the guidelines of the American Physical Therapy Association. While treating patients with complex diagnosis, I have worked with a multitude of disciplines and participated in case conferences with doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and family members. I have actively been been involved in these multidisciplinary conferences in all settings as in integral part of quality patient care and planning. I have been working in the home care setting continuously for the past 10 years providing patient care throughout the San Fernando Valley. Treatment of patients in a home setting requires me to be knowledgeable about medication use and teaching, dietary education and guidance, home safety and modifications, counseling patients and family regarding caregiver needs, providing community resources, facilitating equipment ordering and maintenance, and responsible reporting of any and all abuse. My scope of practice includes patient of all ages, socioeconomic status, cultures and medical complexity in a variety of settings. My patients diagnoses and level of complexity range from a routine joint replacement program to an extended recovery and closely monitored heart transplant protocol. I participate in chart review, quality management, utilization review and orientation of new employees. I am offering my services as a physical therapy expert witness.

Expert 521252 - TX

Expertise Description

With over 35 years experience in Financial Planning, my expertise is in estate planning for estate tax purposes and wealth transfer for multi generational business. I have additional knowledge in retirement planning, college planning, life insurance for individuals, group health insurance, disability insurance, 401k, and long-term care. I also have prior experience as a financial planning expert witness in Texas.

Expert 519965 - FL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 20 years working as a nurse practitioner with expertise in the ambulatory, acute and long-term care as a primary care provider in the Occupational Health, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Urgent Care and Emergency Department settings. I have additional expertise as a legal nurse consultant providing assistance with medical records, charts and medical terminology. I have also provided deposition as a nurse practitioner expert witness in Florida.

Expert 519729 - FL

Expertise Description

For over 20 years, I have worked as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Midwifery with expertise in standard of care in Labor & Delivery; Obstetrics and Gynecology; nursing practice issues related to acute, community, long term care, and skilled nursing facilities. My particular focus also includes knowledge of newborn and infant related medical issues and standard of care. I have spent more than 5 years providing consultations as a Midwife expert witness in Florida.

Expert 519456 - MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine with expertise in Long-Term Care, Hospice, Palliative Medicine, Nursing Home Care, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine. I have also worked as a medical director and have spent time reviewing Medicare and Medicaid for nursing home residents. I have offered my services as a geriatrics medicine expert witness.

Expert 508546 - WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a current focus on Rehabilitation, including long-term care, rehab, and therapy. My skills include medication administration, care planning, wound care, appointment and test scheduling, family counseling, and hospice and end of life care, as well as emergency preparedness. I have previous experience working in an Emergency Room, Critical Care Unit, Obstetrics, Medical-Surgical, and Orthopedics as a Staff Nurse. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 502710 - NJ NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in consulting and advocacy for vulnerable populations such as the disabled and elderly, and more recently with victims of bullying at schools and colleges. I have worked as a health care administrator and seminar provider. My skills include research and analysis, writing, seminars and in-services, and consulting services. I have worked on major legislation and in addition, I have developed a program to prevent medication misuse for professionals, patients, and caregivers as Coordinator of a subcommittee on preventing drug misuse in the elderly. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience.

Expert 316787 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) with expertise as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC). I also have expertise in individual and group health policies, long term care, life insurance, and Medicare health care plans. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 60131 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience specializing in gerontological nursing. My expertise includes: acute adult psychiatric care; cardiovascular care; critical care; drug and alcohol services; geriatrics; geropsychiatric care; long term care; nursing homes; pain management; rehabilitative care; residential care; Veteran’s Administration (V.A.) nursing; and wound care. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 43008 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in performance improvement, risk management, healthcare quality assurance, medical staff management, JCAHO credentialing, and accreditation issues concerning hospitals, ambulatory care, long-term care, and mental health facilities.

Expert 42871 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Nephrology. My experience includes hypertension, dialysis, kidney transplant, kidney surgery, kidney stones, electrolyte disorders; geriatric care; elderly care; elder abuse; and nursing home care. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 34214 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Life Care Planning. My expertise includes vocational rehabilitation issues including personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful termination, marital dissolution, pediatric, long term disability, ADA analysis cases, vocational counseling, vocational services, case management, forensic vocational rehabilitation, earning capacity and mitigation evaluations, job analysis, return to work modifications, ergonomic modification analyses, vocational testing, lost of earnings, life care plan, and plan development of industrial injured workers. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 30073 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in gerontology / nursing home, general nursing practice, and rehabilitation. My experience includes providing survey and certification, PPS reimbursement, quality monitoring, and corporate compliance consulting and training services to facilities, corporations, government agencies, and attorneys nationwide. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 20388 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in emergency medicine, pre-hospital care, emergency medical care, experimental and investigational therapy, triage, EMS, medical trauma, first aid, head injuries, hospital liability, nurse liability, paramedic, paramedic liability, HMO and managed care liability, health care regulations, medical malpractice, elderly care, elder abuse, medical standards of care, medical necessity determinations, benefit determinations, quality assurance, nursing home quality assurance, utilization review, peer review, risk management, case management, JCAHO credentialing, informed consent, ethics, arbitrations, EMTALA, and medical insurance reimbursement / bad faith. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 18334 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a professional nurse. My areas of expertise include review and summary of medical records, assessment of damages and liability, medical bill review, and audits related to organizational compliance. I have experience in elderly care, elder abuse, personal injury, professional negligence, and product liability issues. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 500098 - SC WV

Expertise Description

I have more than 38 years of experience working with developmentally disabled children and adults in a community residential setting. I have worked in small and large facilities for the intellectually disabled and developmentally disabled in non-profit and public sectors. I established group homes in Ohio, Arizona, Virginia, Kentucky as well as West Virginia. My experience also included working with multi-handicapped residents with autism, accidental death, severe seizure disorders, cerebral palsy and psychiatric disorders often requiring behavior intervention and psychotropic medication. I have extensive experience in relation to Standard of Care issues in group homes, knowledge of State Licensure and regulation guidelines and several cases pertaining to wrongful death and personal injury. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 448936 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Nutrition and Diet with knowledge in nutritional assessments and developmentally disabled individual care plans, evaluation of food service departments and maintaining industry standards, kitchen inspections, and development of protocols for assessing Quality Assurance. I have additional expertise in classes on food safety, food preparation, general nutrition education, nutritional counseling, weight loss, diabetes, and therapeutic diets. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 448940 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Dietetics and Nutrition with expertise in diabetes education, nursing education, osteoporosis prevention, food science, and medical nutrition therapy. Additional expertise as consultant dietitian to local hospice, adult day healthcare, home healthcare, and long term care facilities. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 447412 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Healthcare Administration, with expertise in valuation and strategic financial management of healthcare providers such as physician services, financial reporting, performance measures, intangible assets, mergers & acquisitions, and litigation services. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 437848 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Internal Medicine. My expertise includes acute care medicine, post-acute continuum, drug enforcement, hospitalist, medical staffing, acute criteria development for hospitals. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 320887 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years in both clinical practice and progressive management offering review of all acute care, long term, and administrative issues. My expertise includes nursing education, quality assurance, hospital and clinic management, as well as clinical practice in critical care, emergency and medical/surgical areas. My background includes regulatory compliance in national and international arenas, as well as assurance of care practices in the acute setting, physician’s offices, surgery centers and home care agencies for the US Bankruptcy Courts. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 371474 - CA(N) NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years combined medical and legal experience. I am a Registered Nurse Attorney, Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), and Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant (MSCC) with extensive Critical Care / Emergency Medicine background, as well as a former Mobile Intensive Care Nurse. My experience includes development of comprehensive Life Care Plans and / or Opposing / Rebuttal Life Care Plan Critiques, as well as Preliminary Life Care Needs and Cost Analyses for the following types of cases for all age groups: multiple trauma, burns, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injuries, amputations, psychiatric disorders, organ failure / transplantation, chronic pain (CRPS / RSD), etc. I have experience reviewing medical records for reasonableness and necessity of treatment, independent medical examinations, as well as potential legal issues, while compiling a relevant chronological Medical Records Summary. I have experience in deposing physician experts and other life care planners, including preparation of concise deposition summaries. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40536 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in pharmacy risk management, pharmacy- and pharmaceuticals-related litigation, third-party drug benefits, and freelance writing for the healthcare communications industry. I have experience as a practicing clinical pharmacist, a hospital pharmacy director, a regional hospital pharmacy administrator, and a consultant in private practice. My expertise includes medical and pharmaceutical writing and editing; drug information; pharmacy practice and operations; risk assessment and management; clinical pharmacy services; standards of care for pharmacy practice; pharmacy law; managed care pharmacy services; long-term care pharmacy services; pharmaceutical care in correctional facilities; and pharmaceutical care in industrial clinics. I have additional experience with community pharmacy practice, community pharmacy law, and business practices pertaining to pharmacies. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 361382 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years comprehensive financial advisory experience gained as a registered representative of national wire-houses. I specialize in matters related to investment management by fiduciaries, trustees, personal representatives, and financial consultants, as well as adherence to SEC / FINRA standards of conduct for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, and their representatives. My expertise includes an emphasis on investment analysis and decision-making processes / modern portfolio theory; asset allocation, diversification, risk control / fiduciary standards, investment and spending policy statements / trust and estates; multigenerational strategies, charitable gifting, tax planning and sheltering. My private practice focuses on recommending and implementing efficient wealth management and investment strategies for high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 321751 - CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE FL MI NJ NY PA TX WV

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in Healthcare Management Consulting, Litigation Support, & Hospital Operations. I have extensive experience with complex healthcare-related litigation pertaining to third party billing disputes, identification of breach of standards of care in the operation of hospitals, nursing homes and ambulatory care environments, physician credentialing in both hospital and managed care organizations, hospital and medical staff bylaws, interpretation of JCAHO standards, JCAHO credentialing, negligent hiring, managed care contracting, administrative and billing compliance, economic analysis related to enterprise value, and fair market value compensation. My regional and national consultations include market planning, product line initiatives, operations improvement, business valuations, medical staff development, hospital-physical joint ventures, healthcare system reorganization, group practice formation, third party contract review and negotiation, and physician and hospital business office issues. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 344320 - CA(S) TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience as a Gerontological Nurse. My expertise includes care for frail elderly and those with dementia. I have worked as an executive in a multi-state assisted living company specializing in dementia care for over 10 years. My experience includes elderly care, care for the elderly in their private homes as well as in long-term care settings. I also have experience in elder abuse issues and decision-making for end of life care / choices. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 30104 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

M.N., R.N., RCFE, SNF, ARF, B+C, AL, TCV- I have over 20 years experience as a practicing nurse. My expertise includes long term care, group homes, nurse practitioner standards, standards for Director of Nursing. I also specialize in adult and elder abuse. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.