Laurie Maxwell is an advanced registered nurse practitioner (APRN) with over 30 years of emergency department experience. She is a critical part of the External Peer Review (EPR) Clinical Team for Chartis Clinical Quality Solutions, serving as the Clinical Case Review Program Manager. In this role, she is responsible for the staffing, onboarding, and training of physician reviewers for EPR engagements. She also manages the clinical quality assurance process for all EPR reviews. The Chartis EPR Clinical Team serves clients across the country, providing EPR services from a panel of approximately 350 actively practicing, board-certified physician reviewers.
A leader in the field, Laurie has spoken at the National Emergency Department Scientific and Leadership Assemblies on numerous occasions. Laurie joined the EPR team after working as a compliance consultant at Chartis for three years.
Prior to her time at Chartis, Laurie worked at the corporate level, establishing and implementing best-practice standardized operations in emergency department and inpatient areas of large for-profit and nonprofit hospital systems. Laurie’s work spanned a variety of hospital specializations: trauma centers (including level I trauma), chest pain centers, stroke centers, pediatric hospitals, women’s health hospitals, and behavioral health hospitals. She served as the Associate Chief Nurse at a large academic hospital. Her practice as an APRN includes emergency department, urgent care, and retail health center environments.
Laurie is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality and is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Emergency Nurses Association. She is actively licensed as an APRN in Florida and Kentucky, and she holds a multi-state RN license in Florida. Laurie is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association. In addition, she is certified as an APRN and Nurse Executive through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as a Certified Emergency Nurse by the Emergency Nurses Association.
Laurie holds a master’s degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University and received the Norma Shepherd Award for Excellence in Critical Care Nursing.