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Your Name, Degrees Licenses (Nursing and non-nursing degrees/licenses are fine to list):
Patricia Iyer MSN RN LNCC
Your Business Name (if applicable):
Patricia Iyer Associates (sole proprietorship), Med League Support Services, Inc.
Please describe in detail your business/services you provide:
Patricia Iyer Associates provides legal nurse consultants with the critical information they need to succeed in their roles.
Med League Support Services, Inc. assists attorneys with the medical issues of their cases. We specialize in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, and supply expert witnesses and medical analysis in the form of timelines, chronologies and medical summaries.
What made you decide to start your own business?
Desire to be in charge of my destiny
How many times have you changed employers in your career? 5
What specific qualities and traits do you feel make nurses especially qualified to operate a business?
Finely honed communication skills, ability to get along with other people, ability to teach, member of a well-respected profession.
Do you currently practice as a nurse? If yes in what type of setting?
yes, own businesses
Your most pressing concerns with the profession and healthcare:
The shortcuts that are taken which put patients in jeopardy
How do you feel the coming nursing shortage (as baby boomer enter the healthcare system, and nurses retire in droves) will affect patient care?
Other areas of interest and expertise: Writing, blogging, publishing, teaching webinars, have coauthored or edited over 125 books, chapters, case studies, online courses, articles primarily about legal nurse consulting. Have taught legal issues nationally and internationally.
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