Jan Roughan is a rehabilitation nurse specialist who functions in the capacity of case manager, life care planner and expert witness. Her company, Roughan & Associates, at LINC, Inc., is a nationally recognized and provides both case management and medical/legal consulting service. It has been in existence since 1987, providing coordination of patient care; construction of life care plans; and, consultative services to both the defense and plaintiff bar on simple and complex cases. These cases range from infancy to senior population. Diagnosis with which Roughan & Associates nurse specialists work, including, but not limited to neurological (brain and spinal cord injury); burns; orthopedic injuries; amputation; chronic pain; post traumatic stress disorder.
BSN, RN, PHN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP® (Chairperson)
Barbara Bate is the principal of Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc., providing medical case management, life care plan development and review, Medicare Set-Asides, medical file reviews, as well as medical cost projections.
Barbara has over 35 years experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in nurse life care planning (CNLCP®), legal nurse consulting (LNCC), rehabilitation nursing (CRRN), case management (RN-BC and CCM), and Medicare Set-Aside Consulting (MSCC). She has been an active member of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP®) since 2004 serving as President-Elect in 2009, President in 2010 and Past-President in 2011. In 2012, she joined the CNLCP®Certification Board and serves as Co-Chair.
RN-BC, CRRN, LNCC, MSCC, CNLCP®
Shirley Daugherty is a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (CNLCP®) and Medicare Set-Aside Allocator with Daugherty & Associates, LLC. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Nursing (1994) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2012). Ms. Daugherty has worked primarily in long term care as a staff nurse and in management. She began her own nurse consulting business (Daugherty & Associates, LLC) in 2004 focusing on long term care consultation.
Ms. Daugherty is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP®) and past Secretary, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals.
RN, BSN, MSCC, CNLCP® (Secretary)
Janice Skiljo Haris, has over 25 years experience in occupational health and workers’ compensation. As CEO of MEDLink since 1992, she draws upon her nursing experience in critical care at Stanford Medical Center and MSN in Occupational Health from UCSF to support her work as a certified nurse life care planner (CNLCP®) since 2004 and certified Medicare Set-Aside allocator since 2005. Additionally, Ms. Haris has been active in several associations in California focused on educating the workers’ compensation insurance, medical, and legal communities.
Professionally, she serves as Board Member and Treasurer since 2009 for the Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (CNLCP®) Certification Board.
MS, RN, MSCC, CNLCP® (Treasurer)
Cynthia Bourbeau has been a Massachusetts Registered Nurse for 34 years. She has worked as a certified rehabilitation nurse and case manager in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs across Massachusetts, with the focus of practice in rehabilitation from catastrophic injuries and medical conditions.
In 2001, she became certified as a life care planner and since then has been President of Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, LLC, which specializes in case management and life care planning for patient’s with catastrophic injuries, but not limited to, the following; spinal cord injury, burns, traumatic brain injury, amputations, de-gloving/crushing injuries, orthopedic and neurological conditions, pain syndromes, birth injuries and major medical illness and injury. She has been an active member of the AANCLP® and is presently a Board Member of the CNLCP® Certification Board.
RN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP® (Board Member)
Mila G. Carlson is the Founder and President of Mila Carlson & Associates, P.C., Nurse Consulting/Nurse Life Care Planning, based in Rockford, IL. Mila’s background is in medical/surgical nursing, enterprise patient scheduling, and healthcare administration. She is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP), and National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP). In 2017, Mila created a company called Success(ion) Solutions, Inc. This is a professional services company that develops a business continuity plan for solo entrepreneurs and independent medical legal consulting companies. Success(ion) Solutions™ provides assistance in fulfilling consulting agreements, in both planned or emergent circumstances. With more than 40 years of healthcare experience, Mila assists defense and plaintiff attorneys with medical-related cases, such as medical malpractice, personal injury, criminal or family law. Life Care Planning options include preparing life care plans/ medical cost projections, critiquing opposing counsel plans, and providing expert witness testimony on these plans. Mila completed a Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) certification program. In 2017 she obtained her Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional (CMSP) designation.