EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONALISM AT ITS FINEST!
E.L.K Independent Medical Expert Network is proudly owned and operated by women. Kerry Smith is our Administrative Director who runs the show! Leading our team of nurses is Dana Bissontz, MS, BSN, RN, CLCP, Director of Nursing Services.
Kerry Smith is an experienced litigation facilitator with a demonstrated history of working in the medical-legal services industry. She is skilled in operations management, team building, leadership and customer service. Kerry studied accounting and finance at Robert Morris University. Her education, experience and utmost professionalism are exceptional when it comes to leading our IME services department!
Dana Bissontz, MS, BSN, RN, CLCP has 25+ years of nursing experience including home health nursing, emergency room nursing, operating room nursing, cardiology, medical and worker's compensation case management, legal nurse consulting, and life care planning. Her diverse nursing experience gives her a vast knowledge base. Ms. Bissontz manages the nursing services division, including the assignment of cases to our staff and network of contract nurses.
Our seasoned staff includes experienced legal nurse consultants and life care planners in Pittsburgh and across the country! Our personalized services focus on compliance, responsiveness, and attention to detail; allowing us to eliminate any administrative concerns of medical-legal case reviews. We provide expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense counsel in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, and worker's compensation claims.
E.L.K Independent Medical Expert Network cares about the security of all case information:
We utilize HIPAA compliant software that is easy to access and navigate. Medical records and other case related documents can be quickly uploaded and stored in secure folders. It even provides our clients a way to easily pay their invoice online! Our software provides real time communication between us and our clients. We will never miss a phone call or message!
Headquarted in Pittsburgh, PA, E.L. K IME Network works with qualified medical experts nationwide and is looking to expand its brick and mortar office locations in the near future!
Thank you for allowing us to serve you!