A civil engineer by training, Mr. Badner is a co-founder of the company Zelner and Badner, Inc., where he has had primary responsibility for over 100 health care studies at more than 75 health care institutions throughout the US.
Barry Badner holds the degrees of BS in Industrial Engineering and MS in Operations research from New York University. He is currently a partner of HLA Systems, as well as president of Zelner and Badner, Inc.
Mr. Badner spent the first decade of his work in the industrial environment, working initially for industrial concerns and then as a management consultant. He spent three years with the management consulting firm Drake, Sheahan, Sweeney, and Hupp, and performed consulting studies for over a dozen Fortune 500 companies in area of manufacturing and warehousing facilities design, materials handling systems improvement, and operational systems improvement. He continued in this area of work after forming Zelner and Badner, Inc., where he has served the health care field in the capacity of consultant. As part of Zelner and Badner, Inc. he has had primary responsibility for over 100 health care studies at more than 75 health care institutions of all types and sizes throughout the United States. His achievements in the health care field include labor productivity systems, facility design studies, and systems studies primarily in areas of surgery and special care areas.
In community work, he has served on the board of the local Jewish Federation for more than 30 years where he is a past vice-president. In addition, he is a past vice-president of both The Frisch High School in Paramus, NJ, and Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, NJ. In recent years he has co-chaired the Medical Task Force for P2G of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and currently serves on the P2G management committee. As part of his work for the P2G Medical Task Force he secured funds to comment the Blood Transfusion Management Program at Galilee Medical Center. He has since been instrumental in securing the necessary funds for the International Symposiums for Blood Transfusion Management presented by the hospital, the fourth of which was held on March 11, 2015.
Mr. Badner is a contribution author to: “Hospital Special-Care Facilities-Planning for User Needs”, Academic Press 1981. In addition, he has coauthored articles appearing in health care management publications.