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Laura Smith
Northeast Patient Advocacy/Board Certified Patient Advocate

$150/hour · Free Intro Call
Next Available:Mar 31, 4:00 pm UTC

Offers In-Person Support
Offers Virtual Support

Meet Laura


specializes in:

Assisted Living & Nursing Home Placement
Care Coordination
Care Assessments
Care Planning
Care Transitions
Case Management
Decision-Making Support
Geriatric Care



Patient advocacy is the role I embraced as a Registered Nurse and a Healthcare Administrator. As the nurse leader, I worked with hospitals, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, home health, and hospice care. As a Nursing Home Administrator, I coordinated care and communicated patients' needs to their healthcare team including physicians, therapists, social workers, nurses, and insurance representatives while ensuring quality of care. I served as a mediator in family meetings, and worked with insuran...

Education & Credentials


Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Nursing Home Administrator (NHA)


Aging and Special Care

Medical Guidance





Vice President/Chief Nursing Innovation Officer

Allied Services Integrated Health System

Clarks Summit, PA

Vice President/Nursing Home Administrator

Allied Services Integrated Health System

Clarks Summit, PA