Quality Improvement Expert Witnesses
Quality improvement 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 quality improvement. The quality improvement expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics, Midwife, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics.
Linda ColeNikiski, Alaska
Midwife - Birth Center, Out-of Hospital Birth, Nurse-midwife, Freestanding Birth Center, Nurse-midwifery, antepartum, post-partum, L&D, Quality improvement
I am a doctorally prepared certified nurse-midwife with 28 years of practice in both hospital and birth center settings. My passion and area of expertise is the birth center model of care. I served as president of the American Association of Birth Centers and was lead editor of the only textbook in the U.S. devoted to the freestanding birth center model.
Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEPRolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction
Mark Baker, MD, FACEP, FAMIAKailua, Hawaii
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics, Clinical Informatics, Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, EHR, EMR, Alert Fatigue, Clinical Documentation, Quality Improvement.
Dr. Baker is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics. Clinical practice includes more than 30 years of emergency medicine. He was in the first group of physicians to become board certified in clinical informatics. He is on faculty at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and teaches a graduate level course in Health Informatics. He Is the Medical Informatics Director at his primary hospital and a past Chief-of-Staff. He coordinates the emergency department informatics committee for a four-hospital system and assisted with the Epic implementation for all four hospitals. He is licensed in Hawaii and California. He trained at Harbor - UCLA Medical Center and worked in California prior to moving to Hawaii. He has recent informatics training through Oregon Health and Science University.
Raina M. Paul, MD, FAAPWilmette, Illinois
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Infection, Quality Improvement, Pediatric Emergency Management, Child Health, Sedation, Pediatric Trauma
Dr. Raina Paul is a board certified pediatric and pediatric emergency medicine physician. She completed her residency and fellowship in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, the number one children's hospital in the country for over a decade. She is currently the Director of Quality Improvement for the Advocate Children’s Hospital Emergency Departments and was the former Associate Medical Director at the Center for Excellence at Lurie Children’s/Northwestern hospital. She has authored several peer reviewed articles on pediatric sepsis and was an author on the most recent Pediatric American College of Critical Care Medicine and Surviving Sepsis Guidelines. She has been involved for over a decade in QI related research, especially surrounding pediatric sepsis. She led the Boston team as part of the rapid cycle Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) collaborative, was a steering committee member and data lead for the 25 hospi...