Our Team

Brett Kirstein, Managing Director
 
 

Brett KirsteinBrett has served the healthcare industry in a consulting capacity for the past 24 years. During that time, he’s led all types of engagements in leadership roles including:

  • Partner, Arthur Andersen Healthcare Consulting, where he led the Revenue Cycle Practice for the Southwest region
  • Vice President, Hitachi Consulting, where he shared in the leadership of the Finance Business Solutions Practice
  • President, Revenue Cycle Solutions, where he founded a professional services firm to serve his healthcare clients at a more strategic level
  • Managing Director of WayPoint

Brett’s consulting approach has always been to impact results through measurable process improvement, strategy articulation and technology implementations. In addition to supporting large integrated health systems, academic medical centers and not-for-profit acute care systems of all sizes, he has worked extensively in long term care for several regional and national chains. Most recently, Brett has led initiatives including:

  • Drafted and submitted the Medicare Shared Savings Program application for three of the largest ACO’s nationally
  • Supported the start-up and operations of a hospital system led ACO with 60,000 covered lives
  • Implemented population health management technology tools including claims based risk stratification and physician intelligence tools as well as an HIE
  • Supported hospital and physician efforts to create a clinically integrated network
  • Led strategic initiatives to redesign the clinical improvement process as well as physician incentives in the areas of quality and safety and specialty service lines
  • Managed-care contract analysis and negotiations
  • Implemented enterprise wide labor management technology including time and attendance and scheduling
  • Supported various revenue cycle redesign initiatives including CBO planning and outsourcing evaluations
  • Led pre- and post-merger integration planning and implementation for $2B long term care company
  • Led various process improvement engagements including payables, payroll, accounting, clinical risk management and business development

Brett is a 20-year CPA in the State of Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA and MPA in taxation. He lives in Dallas with his wife and two children and volunteers in various community efforts and professional organizations. Most recently, he was the past Chair of the Board for Head Start of Greater Dallas and is a current board member of Educational First Steps.