Long Term Care Expert Witnesses

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Long-term care expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including geriatric medicine, nursing home administration, assisted living facilities, home health care, and elder law. Some of the most common long-term care expert witness specialties also include dementia care, palliative care, geriatric psychiatry, elder abuse, and disability rights. They can opine on the effects of quality of care, patient safety, elder neglect and abuse, regulatory compliance in long-term care facilities, and the impact of chronic illnesses on long-term care.

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Lance Rand Youles, NHAView profile

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Mr. Lance Rand Youles, NHA

Mr. Lance R. Youles has 44 years of experience in the field of Nursing Home Administration. He earned his AS in Occupational Safety and Health and his BS in Health Services Administration from Ferris State University. Today, this expert is a Nursing Home Administrator in the state of Michigan. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Vice President at ServiceMaster Diversified Health Services,...

Assisted Living Administration Expert Witness | Rhode IslandView profile

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Assisted Living Administration Expert Witness | Rhode Island

This expert has over 40 years' experience as a registered nurse and administrator in various settings including acute care, home care, and long term care. She is proficient in patient assessment, care planning and collaboration with other healthcare providers. She brings extensive experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures to assure facility compliance with...

Demetria Patricia Haffenreffer, MBA, RNView profile

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Ms. Demetria Patricia Haffenreffer, MBA, RN

Ms. Demetria Haffenreffer has over 49 years of experience in Long-Term Care Nursing. She earned her BSN from New York University and her MBA from Boston University. Today, this expert is a Registered Nurse in the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Formerly, this expert served as the Geriatric Nurse Leader at Addison Gilbert Hospital, as an Education Coordinator at Northshore University...

Home Senior Care Management Expert Witness | MichiganView profile

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Home Senior Care Management Expert Witness | Michigan

With a career in the home care industry spanning 35 years, this registered nurse has had hands on experience in both the administrative and clinical aspects of the field. She progressed to senior executive levels within a multi-million dollar national home care company with locations in 28 States. She has been instrumental in the creation and oversight of many aspects of home care businesses...

Barbara test Barnette, CLNC, MSN, RNView profile

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Ms. Barbara test Barnette, CLNC, MSN, RN

Ms. Barbara Barnette has 20 years of experience in Infection Control and Nursing. She earned her BSN from Ohio State University and her MSN from the University of Akron. Today, this expert is certified as a Case Manager by the Commission for Case Manager Certification, in Infection Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, and as a Legal Nurse Consultant by the...

Senior Care Management Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Senior Care Management Expert Witness | Arizona

This expert has been the managing partner of a homecare firm for more than twenty years. Arizona Business Magazine has ranked this expert's firm among the top home health care agencies in the state for several years running, and he has been a recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Business Ethics Award Winner. Additionally, he was selected to the advisory board for the Arizona Attorney...

Gerontology  Dementia  Architecture Expert Witness |View profile

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Gerontology Dementia Architecture Expert Witness |

This qualified expert received his PhD in architecture and environment-behavior studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS in architecture from Texas A&M University, and his BArch in architecture from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a member of the Environmental Design Research Association. He has...

Internal Medicine Expert Witness # E-000369View profile

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Internal Medicine Expert Witness # E-000369

This expert is a board certified internal medicine doctor who has been working as an attending physician in a nursing home for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in dealing with patients who are at higher risk for falls.

Adult  Geriatric Nursing and Medicine Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Adult Geriatric Nursing and Medicine Expert Witness | Georgia

30 years of employment in a community hospital advancing to the executive level as the organizations Chief Nursing Officer. Lead the organization to successful state and JCAHO surveys, knowledge of patient care and medical staff standards. Authored organizational policies and procedures in accordance with best practices. Oversight of 500 FTEs to include nursing and allied support staff for...

Geriatric Medicine and Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Geriatric Medicine and Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | California

This expert is an extremely well-qualified internist with additional experience and interest in geriatrics, palliative medicine, and hospice care. She has published more 28 peer-reviewed primary publications, review articles, invited articles, abstracts and book chapters. This expert has also traveled, giving numerous presentations on geriatrics, palliative medicine and hospice care. She...

Long Term Care Administration Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Long Term Care Administration Expert Witness | Florida

This expert has been an administrator in every kind of long term senior living community, from independent living through nursing homes. He has actively participated in long term care peer organizations and served on numerous boards and committees in the nursing home/assisted living community field. Formerly, this expert was an administrator at Hampton Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a...

Nursing & Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | OhioView profile

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Nursing & Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | Ohio

This extremely qualified expert with licensed nursing home administrator with years of experience in the field. She received both her B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Toledo and completed her post-graduate training in healthcare and business administration at the University of North Carolina, the University of Toledo and Ashland University. She had fellow status at the American...

Long Term Care Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Long Term Care Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This expert served for many years as the Chief Research and Development Officer, President and Founder of a long-term care research and risk management company. He has conducted extensive research and analysis on a variety of public policy issues affecting the financing and delivery of long-term care services. He has published widely in scientific journals and his work has been quoted...

Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | California

This qualified nursing home administration expert earned her BA in international hospitality management from the University of Tourism and Transport Studies and her MA in marriage and family therapy from Alliant International University. She is licensed in marriage and family therapy, residential care for the elderly and as a nursing home administrator. This expert has formerly served as a...

Life Expectancy Calculation  Internal Medicine  Geriatrics  Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Life Expectancy Calculation Internal Medicine Geriatrics Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship...

Nursing Home Care & Internal Medicine Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Nursing Home Care & Internal Medicine Expert Witness | Maryland

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in internal medicine and nearly 15 years of experience with nursing home care. She received her BS in biology from Xavier University of New Orleans before earning her MD from the University of Maryland and completing her internal medicine residency at Temple University. This expert is board-certified in internal medicine and certified...

Family Medicine & Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Family Medicine & Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified expert has 36 years of experience as a skilled care nursing facility director and attending physician. After earning his BS from Illinois State University and his MD from the University of Illinois, he completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Illinois. He also went on to earn his MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of...

Nursing Facility Administration Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Nursing Facility Administration Expert Witness | Texas

This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of experience in her field. She earned both her BS in healthcare and business administration and her MBA from the University of Houston Clear Lake. She is a certified healthcare financial professional and a licensed nursing facility administrator. She was formerly the program director at Mariner/Living Centers of America, the executive director at...

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Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Nursing Home Administration Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 25 years of experience in healthcare administration with the majority of his experience focused on eldercare and senior living facilities. He has managed facilities ranging from 75 to 269 beds, in settings ranging from critical care to long term care including cardiology, orthopedics, rehabilitation services, dementia care, and assisted living. This expert is a licensed...

Hospice and Home Health Care Nursing Administration Expert Witness | ConnecticutView profile

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Hospice and Home Health Care Nursing Administration Expert Witness | Connecticut

This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in hospice care, home health care, acute care, and assisted living healthcare management. She also possesses extensive knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to hospice and home health care and has developed and implemented policies pertaining to fall risk prevention. She obtained her BS in nursing from Rutgers University...

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Long Term Care Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a Long Term Care expert witness in legal proceedings?

A Long Term Care expert witness provides specialized knowledge on standards of care, patient rights, and regulatory compliance in long-term care facilities to assist in legal cases.

What types of cases can a Long Term Care expert witness handle?

They can handle cases involving elder abuse, neglect, improper medication administration, falls, pressure ulcers, and wrongful death in long-term care settings.

How can an expert witness in Long Term Care contribute to a medical malpractice case?

They can review medical records, assess facility policies and procedures, and testify on whether the standard of care was breached leading to injury or harm.

Are there subspecialties within the field of Long Term Care that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes. Subspecialties may include geriatric medicine, nursing home administration, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and palliative care among others.

Why is it important to hire a Long Term Care expert witness with experience in geriatric medicine?

An expert with geriatric experience understands the unique health challenges faced by elderly patients and can provide valuable insights into their care needs in long-term facilities.

How does Expert Institute select its Long Term Care expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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