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Blockbuster Faculty Announced for ASA HSIG’s Upcoming Two-Day Healthcare Valuation Conference

Apr 03, 2014

A blockbuster faculty lineup has been announced for the upcoming American Society of Appraisers Healthcare Special Interest Group (ASA HSIG) two-day healthcare valuation conference, to be held in St. Louis, MO, on Friday, April 25, through Saturday, April 26, 2014. Faculty headliners include:
  1. Scott A. Edelstein, Esq., is a leading healthcare attorney in the area of healthcare technology, and is co-chair of Squire Sanders Washington, DC office’s Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Group and a member of its Data Protection and Healthcare Reform task forces. Mr. Edelstein will be presenting on developments in healthcare technology.
  2. C. Frederick Geilfuss, Esq., MA, who has been recognized as one of the nation’s outstanding healthcare transaction lawyers by Nightingale’s Health Care News, is a partner at Foley & Lardner, and is a member of the Milwaukee, WI office’s Health Care Industry Team.  Mr. Geilfuss will be presenting on the regulatory environment in the healthcare industry.
  3. Roger W. Logan, MS, CPA/ABV, ASA, is Senior Vice President of Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Chief Administrative Officer for Phoenix Children’s Medical Group in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Logan is responsible for all operations, including strategic development and financial management, for the 240 employed physicians and providers at Phoenix Children’s. Mr. Logan will be presenting on the impact of competitive forces on the healthcare industry.
  4. George A Schneider CPA, MPH, is Chief Financial Officer at Geisinger Health Plans in Danville, PA, and is responsible for the budgeting, forecasting, expense benchmarking, and management operations at Geisinger. Mr. Schneider will be presenting on the reimbursement environment in the healthcare industry.
This in-person course session is part of ASA HSIG’s Multidisciplinary Advanced Education in Healthcare Valuation Program and will take place at the St. Louis Airport Marriott. Register for the St. Louis in-person course session online at  For hotel reservations, please visit

Also announced was the expansion of eligibility for completion of the ASA HSIG Program. On January 28, 2014, the executive committee of the ASA international Board of Governors approved an updated policy, whereby all those completing the ASA HSIG Program are now eligible to receive the “Certificate of Completion,” including those who do not yet have a professional designation from ASA. This Certificate of Completion of the ASA HSIG Program will be awarded to individuals who complete the full Program (including all four webinar course sessions and the two-day in-person course session) and pass an hour examination on course content within a three year time period. For further information, call (800) 272-8258 and ask to speak with an ASA HSIG representative.

Designed to meet the need for a comprehensive, multidisciplinary framework for analyzing healthcare enterprises, assets, and services, the Program consists of four (4) webinar course sessions, and one (1) in-person course session that takes place over two (2) days, featuring healthcare industry experts, with five (5) modules.

The Program was developed under the auspices of ASA’s Healthcare Special Interest Group (HSIG), a subcommittee of ASA’s International Education Committee, and approved by ASA’s International Board of Governors in January 2012. HSIG subcommittee members include: Robert James Cimasi, ASA, (Chair); Ernest A. Demba, FASA; Edward G. Detwiler, ASA; Claire H. Donias, FASA; Sandra J. Tropper, ASA; and, Charles A. Wilhoite, ASA.

Platinum sponsors for the Program are: Willamette Management Associates, National Property Valuation Advisors, and Health Capital Consultants. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Please visit online or call (800) 272-8258.