Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR, CASC
Ann Geier has worked in the ASC industry for 30 years. She has been responsible for every aspect of financial and clinical operations in numerous freestanding surgery centers and has been a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care since 2006. Currently, she is the chief nursing officer for SourceMedical, a provider of software and electronic health records for ASCs, hospital outpatient departments, hospitals and therapy clinics.
Geier’s clinical background is in the operating room, where she served as a scrub nurse, circulator, educator and director. She is an active member of Association of periOperative Registered Nurses and ASCA. At ASCA’s national meeting in May 2014, ASCA – Foundation (ASCAF) selected Geier to represent the association as a liaison with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The AAAHC Board of Directors appointed her to the Accreditation Committee as one of the five Board members assigned to this committee.
Geier has an ADN from Palm Beach State College, a BS in Health Arts and a MS in Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis. She is CASC & CNOR certified. She speaks at national meetings on topics such as supply chain management, human resources, billing & collections, case costing, QAPI, credentialing, peer review and staffing. She contributes articles to Outpatient Surgery Magazine, ASC Focus, Becker’s ASC Review, and has written several white papers, as well as an e-book, “Admin 101: What Every New ASC Administrator Needs to Know.”