Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) announced that Eric Wetherell, CPA has joined the growing healthcare consulting practice as a principal in the firm’s Portland, Maine office.
Wetherell joins BNN from a Big 4 accounting firm in Connecticut, where he served as a director in the healthcare consulting practice. Wetherell advises clients across the continuum of care on issues of regulatory compliance, reimbursement, revenue management and financial forecasting. Some of his most notable work includes developing plans to rebuild and re-equip hospitals and local healthcare delivery systems in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
“As healthcare finance continues to be a regulatory priority for federal and state governments, we are committed to continually hiring the very best talent to help our clients navigate the changing landscape,” said Carl Chatto, managing principal of Baker Newman Noyes. “Eric brings nearly thirty years of healthcare industry experience and we are thrilled to welcome him to the BNN team.”
Wetherell holds a master of science in accounting from the University of Hartford, and a bachelor of science in finance from the University of Connecticut. His area of practice is focused on the development of long-range financial and strategic plans, financial feasibility studies, due diligence evaluations for both acquisitions and divestitures, hospital performance improvement engagements, and developing methodologies to quantify the impact from legislation on healthcare entities.
The healthcare consulting practice at BNN is led by principal Paul Letalien. The firm offers a team of specialists with a full range of healthcare consulting expertise, including healthcare finance and strategy, Medicare/Medicaid and third-party reimbursement, revenue management and compliance, healthcare education and risk adjustment. For more information, visit www.bnncpa.com/industries/healthcare.
Wetherell resides in Granby, CT with his family.
About Baker Newman Noyes
Baker Newman Noyes is one of the nation’s top 100 accounting and consulting firms with offices throughout New England in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The firm supports a variety of clients with a special focus on banking and financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profit, public sector entities and privately held and family-owned businesses. Baker Newman Noyes is an independent member of Baker Tilly International.