James R Thomason

Mr. James R Thomason

1009 East Ridge Road
Sioux Falls , SD 57105
Mobile: 605-212-1373
Office: 605-212-1373

Introduction

James R. Thomason is a licensed nursing home administrator with 33 years experience serving as a licensed administrator and regional director for a corporation providing management and oversight nursing homes, assisted living, HUD housing, market based housing with experience in the following states: Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

I have worked in a variety of settings including for-profit, non-profit, large corporations, free standing corporation, retirement communities including skilled nursing, assisted living, HUD senior housing, market based senior housing.

In addition he is a Registered Housing Manager through the National Center for Housing Management.

I am qualified to serve as an expert based on my experience which includes mastery of knowledge in the long term care industry regarding facility operations, corporate office functions, state and federal regulations, corporate compliance, governance, day to day operations including oversight of human resources, clinical team oversight, finances, cost reports, resident, family, staff relations and involvement in industry associations and committtees at the local , state and national levels.

I will serve as an expert for both plaintiff and defense.


Areas of Expertise

  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Geriatrics
  • Health Care Administration
  • Hospitals & Medical Services
  • Human Resources
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Life Care Planning
  • Long Term Care
  • Nursing Homes
  • Property Management

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Union University, BA
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv
Webster University, MA

Geisinger Medical Center, 5 Units, Clinical Pastoral Education post seminary reside

Dakota State University, Certificate in Health Information Technology Management funded, US Department of HHS Grant # 90cc07701

Licenses
Arkansas # 2255
Illinois # 044-010969
Kentucky # 1321
Nebraska #2361
Ohio #5169
South Dakota # R-1280
Tennessee # 1280
Registered Housing Manager (RHM) National Center for Housing Management #001 40396
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Present/Past
American Medical Directors Association, Ethics Committee, Education Program Committee

American Health Care Association-Non Profit Council

Illinois Healthcare Association-Board Member

Trinity Risk Solutions, Risk Retention Group-Subscribers Advisory Committee

Woodford County Illinois Emergency Planning Advisory Committee

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Pharmacy Committee
Corporate Compliance Committee
Board Nominating Committee
Membership Task Force

Florida Healthcare Association
Task Force on Reimbursement

Tennessee Healthcare Association
Public Policy Committee

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Ethics Committee Panel CEU program with American Medical Directors Association Annual Meeting, 2011
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: None-am very interested in using my skills, education, training as I am active in my profession on a part time basis
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Just becoming available for legal expert witness
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Just becoming available for legal expert witness
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Just becoming available for legal expert witness
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 1
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2000
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Just becoming available for legal expert witness
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Just becoming available for legal expert witness
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Just becoming available for legal expert witness
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, expert witness, case evaluation, deposition, mediation,arbritration
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $125
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $125
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $175
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $125
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Facility Site Review, Consulting/Risk Management, travel expenses,copy fees

References

Attorneys with extensive experience in long term care are available upon request.