John O'Connor

John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades. He oversees the editorial team and the content they produce. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Open beds no mystery

Open beds no mystery

For more than a decade, students learning about senior housing administration at George Mason University have been "mystery shopping" operators via phone calls. The latest results are just in. And believe me, they are nothing to call home about.

Prospects not well courted

Many senior living operators could do a better job of attracting potential customers, a study by students at George Mason University has found.

LTC-related deals took the lead in the second quarter

LTC-related deals took the lead in the second quarter

Long-term care bucked healthcare industry trends with strong merger and acquisition activity in the second quarter, according to newly released data from professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Stars aligned for shift

Stars aligned for shift

The Five Star rating system is about to get retooled, thanks to a scathing report in The New York Times. The only real question is how extensive the changes will be.

SNFs limited in disasters

Skilled care facilities officially tabbed "alternate care sites" may not be able to take on hospital patient overflow during disasters, according to a report that examines hospital disaster planning.

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