Edward J. Steward, LNHA, FACHCA Expert Witness
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General Specialties:

Nursing Home Administration and Long Term Care

Keywords/Search Terms:

LNHA, Expert, True Review, Leadership Development, Team Building, Experienced, Change Management, Operations Management, Building Renovation, Interim Leadership, Quality Improvement, Regulatory Oversight, Risk Management, Maine, Nursing Home Administration, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Improvement


Special Studies in Administration and Management – Graduate Certificate, Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, MA; B.A. in Social Work, Salem State University, Salem, MA

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Edward J. Stewart brings a wealth of experience and exceptional leadership skills that make him an outstanding candidate to represent your case. His extensive tenure as an executive director overseeing multiple skilled nursing facilities demonstrates his proficiency in managing diverse teams and complex healthcare operations. Edward's commitment to maintaining a 5-star rating for one facility over a 6-year period, achieving the AHCA Silver Award for Quality, and successfully leading a $16 million renovation showcases his dedication to quality care and facility improvement. His track record of achieving and exceeding company targets, reducing staff turnover rates, and implementing effective rehabilitation programs highlights his ability to enhance operational efficiency and foster a positive care environment. With a background in social work, a graduate certificate from Harvard University, and active memberships in prestigious healthcare associations, Edward J. Stewart is well-equipped to provide expert insights into nursing home administration, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement. Notable Accomplishments: Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA) since 1996. Led three skilled nursing facilities with bed capacities up to 144 beds over an 8-year period. Maintained a 5-star rating for one facility during a 6-year tenure. Achieved AHCA Silver Award for Quality in 2017. Provided leadership during a $16 million renovation from 2015-2017. Led a facility through one deficiency-free survey. Exceeded company targets for EBITDARM at Kindred Healthcare. Achieved the lowest staff turnover rate in the district and eliminated agency use. Revitalized operations at Colonial Poplin Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility, increasing occupancy from 60% to over 90%. Increased annual revenue by over 100% and instituted an effective rehabilitation program. Holds a Graduate Certificate in Special Studies in Administration and Management from Harvard University Extension School. Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in MA and ME. Served on the Board of Directors for ACHCA Massachusetts Chapter (1991-1999). Examiner for the American Health Care Association Quality Awards Program (2021). Active member of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association.