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Hackathon Recap – Giving Boomers What They Want 

One of the most talked-about sessions at the recent 2019 NIC Spring Conference was the “Boomer Hackathon,” in which three teams – and those in attendance – brainstormed innovations in seniors housing appropriate for incoming Baby Boomers. A standing-room-only crowd participated in the event, forming small groups to attack the same problem as three teams of experts, who were formed…
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See You in San Francisco (at OPTIMIZE)

Helping the seniors housing and care industry provide America’s elders with a variety of appropriate options is part of NIC’s mission. In this era of innovation, in which technology is quickly advancing, payment models are shifting, and a new generation of consumers is driving change, NIC encourages industry decision-makers to stay aware of what’s new and upcoming as they develop…
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2018 NIC Spring Investment Forum to Highlight Industry Challenges and the Opportunities to Benefit from Coordinated Care

The seniors housing, long-term care, acute care, and post-acute care sectors face significant challenges. Amongst these are navigating markets amid new competition and providing services cost-effectively as the healthcare delivery and payments system undergoes dramatic change. The rules of the game are changing as higher acuity patients increase, and the pressure to decrease healthcare costs continues to escalate. However, with…
Topics: Events, Forum
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Managed Care: Opportunities & Challenges as a Senior Care Provider

The statistics on managed care tell the story. Medicare Advantage programs now have 17.6 million enrollees, a 50% jump over the last 10 years. About 22 million enrollees are expected by 2020. And Medicare Advantage already has a 40 percent penetration rate in four states. “Managed care is full steam ahead,” said consultant Melanie Bella, former director of the Medicare-Medicaid…
Topics: Events, Research
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Conversations and Connections at the 2016 NIC Fall Conference

Registration is underway for the 2016 NIC Fall Conference, September 14–16 in downtown Washington, D.C. With full schedules of networking and programming for all three days, the conference will attract seniors housing and care leaders focused on shoring up connections and adding their voices to discussions central to the industry. Networking Connections Take Central Stage The conference offers attendees a…
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