Credentialing Expert Witnesses

Credentialing expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on credentialing. The credentialing expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Health Informatics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Risk Management, and Trauma Surgery.

Arnold W. Mackles, MD, MBA Innovative Healthcare Compliance Group, Inc.

Palm Bch Gdns, Florida
Medical Management, Risk Management - Healthcare risk management, patient safety, patient falls, medical errors, surgical errors, medication errors, delay in treatment, credentialing, root cause analysis, healthcare handoffs, hospital acquired conditions, infections, pressure ulcers, nursing home abuse
Patient Safety Expert Healthcare Risk Manager Keynote Speaker Arnold Mackles, MD, MBA is a nationally recognized expert on Patient Safety. The mission of Dr. Mackles’ healthcare career has been to provide access to the highest quality care; first, during his 23 years of practice as a neonatal physician and then, for the past 15 years, as a National Patient Safety Expert in all areas of medical practice. Dr. Mackles’ specific areas of expertise include: Prevention of Medical Errors, Risk Management, Healthcare Performance Improvement Strategies, Creating / Maintaining a Culture of Patient Safety Excellence, Healthcare Communication Protocols, Safe and Accurate Medication Delivery, Root Cause Analysis, Healthcare Technology, Medical Documentation, and Patient Safety in Hospitals. He places a strong focus on systemic problems inherent within organizations and with individual providers that result in adverse patient outcomes. Dr. Mackles plays many roles within the Healthcare space ...

Stephen A. Barnes, DO

Pella, Iowa
Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, rural emergency, medical malpractice, rural trauma, MI, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appropriate transfer, EMTALA, acute abdomen, airway management, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, APP supervision, PA supervision, hospital policy, credentialing
Dr. Barnes has over 10 years of clinical experience working in emergency departments across the state of Iowa in community hospital settings. Dr. Barnes is board certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM and he currently practices at Pella Regional Health Center, a level 3 trauma center and critical access hospital in Pella, Iowa. He has leadership experience as a chief resident during his training at University of Iowa- Broadlawns Medical Center family medicine residency. He currently serves as chief of medical staff at PRHC where he acts as a liaison between the administration team and hospital staff. These duties include credentialing, hospital policy and physician quality and review issues. He has clinical experience in the family medicine clinic and as a hospitalist, however, he spends most of his time in the emergency department at PRHC. He has served in 10 different Iowa Emergency Departments. Most of this has been in the rural setting. He has build significant experience in t...

Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevent...

Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Hospital Liability, Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Discharge instructions.
15 years of experience in hospital and ACO administration in an organization with 1,700 specialists and 500 primary care doctors caring for 125,000 patients and generating $1.3 billion in annual global payment revenues. Responsible for developing quality department. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Developed and implemented strategies for reducing unnecessary medical utilization. Developed primary care networks. Developed disease management and care management programs. Experience at one of country’s top Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Since 2015, served as Chief Medical Officer for Arcadia Healthcare Solutions -- an EMR data aggregation and analytics company, Burlington, MA. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 24 years of clinical experience as a primary care attending physician. Former editor of the Clinical Crossroads series in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Former ch...

Michael Boczar, D.O. FACEP University of Michigan

Clarkston, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Credentialing, Quality, Patient Safety, Strangulation including Erotic Asphyxiation, EMS, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, MCOLES Training (Michigan Coalition of Law Enforcement Standards)
Dr. Boczar is a board certified (ABEM) Emergency Physician with over 28 years of post-graduate clinical experience working in a Level I Trauma Center. Currently he is Credentialing Chair and has served as Quality Chair of Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. His role as Physician Advisor for Utilization Review requires the review of 1000+ cases/year. He is also involved in his hospital's Medical Legal Review Committee. In addition, Dr. Boczar has served as an Oral Board Examiner (ABEM) for several years. Dr. Boczar has previous expert witness/medical legal case review experience and has completed MCOLES training. He has served as an expert witness in numerous strangulation/erotic asphyxiation cases. Publications include book chapters as well as numerous journal articles. Additionally, Dr. Boczar has served as a Medical Director for a community hospital Emergency Department.

Timothy Hill, MD Astute Hospitalist Consulting, LLC

Portland, Oregon
Hospitalist, Health Informatics - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, EMR, EHR, Credentialing, Clinical Informatics, Standard of Care, inpatient medicine, Epic, Cerner, clinical documentation, IT, board certified, negligence, injury, malpractice, quality of care, hospital policies
Dr. Hill is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has a Graduate Certificate in Clinical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University. He has 14 years of experience practicing as a hospitalist in Portland, OR. He serves as the Chief Health Information Officer at a 302-bed community hospital. As Chief Health Information Officer, he is in charge of clinical aspects of the Electronic Health Record which pertain to physicians including documentation, ordersets, and training. He has led hospital EHR implementation efforts of large EHRs including Cerner and Epic. He also is Charmain of the Department of Medicine where he supervises the development of policies, procedures and credentialing standards for multiple medical specialties including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Nephrology and Neurology. He is responsible for oversight of initiatives to improve patient safety such as peer review and ongoing peer professional evaluation.

Shannon M Foster, MD FACS

READING, Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, Ethics in Surgery, Trauma Prevention, Quality, Performance Improvement, Clinical Services, Credentialing, Physician Leadership, Mentorship, Self-contracting
Shannon Marie Foster MD FACS is originally from Akron Ohio and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Akron. She remained in Ohio to pursue her medical degree at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. Relocation to Rochester Minnesota allowed completion of both General Surgery Residency and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Whilst at Mayo, administration and leadership opportunities, as well as community outreach and advocacy became a focus of her training and extra clinical efforts which continue to this day. Dr. Foster worked at Reading Hospital Trauma Center from 2009-2020. She was integral to the development of the Acute Care Surgery line and the growth of the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care programs, leading trauma clinical services and performance improvement initiatives. She also served as the physician liaison for all Outreach, Prevention and EMS services. Activity in the medical staff leadership arena included appointments on b...