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Using Innovative Technology to Connect Senior Care and Healthcare

New technologies have the power to link housing and health care to improve the lives of seniors, according to a panel of experts who spoke at the 2017 NIC Spring Investment Forum. The panelists presented cutting edge case studies of how technology is being leveraged to improve and coordinate care during a session titled, “Using […]

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Bye Bye Bundles?

On Tuesday, August 15, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) published a proposed rule to reverse many of the policies surrounding bundled payments that had been initiated under the Obama administration. The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price had voiced his opposition to bundled payments before assuming his current role in […]

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Pricing Remains Relatively Stable

The price per unit/bed for seniors housing and care properties has remained relatively stable through the second half of 2017. As capital continues to flow into the sector with more interest from private buyers and institutional capital, as of late, there remains competitive bidding for properties though deals closing recently have mostly been smaller, single-property […]

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U.S. economy generated 209,000 jobs in July 2017

The Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by a seasonally-adjusted 209,000 positions in July, above the consensus 180,000 estimate. This followed gains of 231,000 in June, originally reported as 222,000, and 145,000 in May, originally reported as 152,000. Monthly revisions result from additional reports received from businesses since the last published estimates […]

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