Brian Zaletel

CPA, MBA, NHA
Senior Practice Consultant - Health Services
P: 920-996-1305

Brian has more than a decade of experience in the operations and analysis of post-acute, long-term care, and assisted living locations in rural and large urban markets for non-profit, government, and for-profit organizations. He has operated approximately 20 skilled nursing facilities in long-term and short-term administrator roles in locations across the U.S. ranging in bed size from 45 to 255 beds. He also provided regional operational oversight of 13 assisted living communities located in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. He is currently licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Brian works with post-acute care providers and long-term care providers to identify ways to increase market share, improve efficiency, and maximize profitability. He provides guidance on network development and partnerships, niche service development, and clinically integrated network participation to improve collaboration and coordination across the continuum of care. Brian also works with other health care providers to help them understand how post-acute and long-term care providers fit into strategies designed to achieve IHI’s Triple Aim.

Key accomplishments

  • Reduced hospital readmissions by 25% in a skilled nursing facility by implementing Interact, a quality improvement program
  • Developed a transitional care unit in a skilled nursing facility, increasing skilled census by 100%

Education

Regis University, MBA, Accounting and Finance   

Regis University, BS, Accounting

University of Tampa, BA, Business Management

Licensed nursing home administrator in five states

Professional memberships

  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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