Blue & Co. Names Six New Partners

Carmel, Ind.-based Blue & Co. LLC (FY13 net revenue of $65.5 million) announced the admission of six new partners: Matthew Dasta, Alexander Fritz, Michael Glick, Jardane (Dan) Rice, Todd Schiavone and Douglas Wise.

Dasta, located in Blue’s Columbus, Ohio, office, has more than 16 years of experience advising a broad cross-section of clients and industries including health care and non-profit organizations, manufacturing companies, real estate, law firms, financial and other professional practices. His specialties include strategic and operational planning, tax planning and compliance, benchmarking and financial assessments, practice start-ups and information technology consulting.

Fritz began his career with Blue & Co. in 2005 and is part of Blue’s medical practice specialty service group in the firm’s Indianapolis office. He spends a majority of his time on health care practice management issues and business valuations for physician practices, hospitals and other health care-related and co

Glick works in the Indianapolis office as an integral member of Blue & Co.’s health care consulting practice focused in the areas of hospital and physician integration, clinical service line strategy and market development. He has more than 20 years of experience in business consulting and health care. For the past 12 years he’s worked exclusively with hospitals and physician practices focusing on strategies in cardiovascular, neurosurgery, orthopedic and oncology services.

Rice is a member of Blue’s health care practice in Louisville, Ky., where he specializes in hospital finance focusing on reimbursement for Medicare bad debts, disproportionate share adjustments, Medicare/Medicaid appeals and cost report preparation.

Schiavone specializes in hospital finance focusing on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, cost report preparation, appeals and rural health care issues for the firm’s health care practice.

Wise began his career with Blue & Co. in 2011 and has more than 25 years of diversified public accounting experience with an emphasis on construction companies, closely held businesses and tax planning.