- J.D., Western State University, 1995
- B.S., Nursing, California State University, Long Beach, 1982
- A.S., Nursing, Cerritos College, 1972
- Bar Association Member (CA)
- Registered Nurse (CA)
Ms. Maltby has more than 35 years of progressively responsible experience within the healthcare field, enhanced by extensive academic preparation and specialized training, including 15 years experience as a healthcare consultant working with hospitals, specialists, attorneys, expert witnesses, and other healthcare facilities. Ms. Maltby's areas of experience include medical-surgical, orthopedics, psychiatry, substance abuse, geriatrics, case management, and occupational health.
Ms. Maltby has experience in many arenas, including: utilization, risk, quality management; case management; discharge planning; workers compensation; admitting, insurance, and billing procedures; assessment and development of policy and procedures, programs, and systems; budget development; contract negotiations; review and evaluation of medical records and legal documents; identification of risk issues. She also has consulted on requirements for HCFA, PRO, JCAHO, Title 22, and other regulatory agencies.
Ms. Maltby has also completed many continuing education classes, including Health Care Management, JCAHO Preparation, Quality/Risk Management, Utilization Management, Gerontology, and Psychiatric Nursing. Prior to joining Exponent, Ms. Maltby was an independent Healthcare Consultant, where she reviewed and evaluated medical records, depositions, and other records for the identification of issues in litigated cases, workers' compensation claims, and insurance matters.