Ronald Dreskin is the Principal-in-Charge of EisnerAmper’s Health Care Services Group. He leads a team of experts across a spectrum of health care disciplines dedicated to assisting the firm’s clients in transformational, operational, and financial management in addition to regulatory issues. With more than 30 years of experience, Ron has served providers and investors in virtually every health care segment, including academic medical centers, independent and specialty hospitals, large health systems and pediatric hospitals, along with physician practices, skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, ambulatory operations and entrepreneurial ventures.
Ron has helped clients improve short-term performance, prepare for large-scale strategic and technology-driven change, and weather periods of growth or distress. As an advisor, he has helped numerous health care organizations throughout the U.S navigate the complexity of merger and acquisition transactions, evaluate models for collaboration, and restructure their balance sheets and operations for long-term stability and growth.
Additionally, Ron recently served as Interim CEO for a two-hospital health system comprised of a 496-bed teaching hospital and a safety-net children’s hospital. He led strategic and operational efforts through a bankruptcy proceeding for both hospitals and the successful sale of the pediatric hospital with an emphasis on optimizing financial performance, including clinical efficiency and patient throughput. Ron continues to serve the pediatric hospital and is presently shepherding the institution through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to joining the firm, Ron founded and built a boutique health care consulting firm focused on the hospital, physician practice, nursing home, ambulatory clinic and ancillary services segments. Engagements included designing and shepherding a $150MM Master Facility Plan through Certificate of Need approval to construction; acting as interim CFO for a medical school and reorganizing its departmental organization related to billings and collections; and playing a pivotal role in the creation of Connecticut’s largest private medical group.
Ron draws on his vast experience from Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where he served as the System Chief Financial Officer and assumed leadership of Manhattan-based Allen Community Hospital, where he served as Chief Executive Officer. Ron has served on several health care boards. He led a town-sponsored nursing home from bankruptcy and guided a multi-service provider in an underserved community. Ron also serves as an adjunct lecturer at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.