Hospital relationships are a critical component for success within the current post-acute care (PAC) environment. With hospitals now more willing than ever to listen, building these relationships should be one of the top priorities for skilled nursing providers and other PAC providers.
This week’s blog post provides a more detailed analysis of the NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report released at the 2016 NIC Spring Investment Forum.
Hospitals are making significant progress to reduce readmissions in an effort to improve quality and lower healthcare spending. Unfortunately there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to preventing hospital readmissions.
Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) recently issued groundbreaking recommendations for improving long-term care (LTC) financing . The report contains policy proposals detailed with specific steps policy makers should take to proactively tackle the issue of financing LTC for the elderly.
Unlike the rest of the seniors housing and care industry, which has experienced a significant surge of capital, skilled nursing has received less investment dollars—even though the sector demonstrates a need.